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By MARCIA DUNN
AP Aerospace Writer 

SpaceX bloopers video: 'How NOT to land an orbital rocket'

 

September 15, 2017



CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX has put together a bloopers video showing "How NOT to land an orbital rocket booster."

Set to John Philip Sousa's rousing march "The Liberty Bell," the two-minute video posted Thursday shows rockets exploding at sea and over land. The opening blast, from 2013, is even synchronized to the music.

SpaceX chief Elon Musk can afford to poke fun at his early, pioneering efforts at rocket recycling, now that his private company has pulled off 16 successful booster landings. The most recent occurred last week in Florida.

"We messed up a lot before it finally wor...



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