Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket landing fail in style

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Moreover, when the rocket successfully landed on the court - delivering the ongoing mission of the SSO-A SmallSat Express more than 60 satellites from 35 partners to orbit - SpaceX experts also noted that the missile does not require any lengthy and complicated fix work, thereby indicating that subsequent start will be made, apparently, without any visible technical changes. It's the first time that's happened since the groundbreaking launch of the company's Falcon Heavy spacecraft in February.

Videos swirling across the internet shows that the booster got out of the control as it headed towards the designated landing spot.

The SpaceX booster missed its landing zone on the ground after liftoff, however, and ended up in the sea just a couple of miles offshore.

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket vaulted off the pad from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base on Monday, tearing its way through unusually clear blue skies on a path to secure at least four company records before deploying dozens of spacecraft.

If weather conditions hold, the launch is scheduled for Wednesday at 1:16 p.m. EST from Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, according to NASA.

CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter soon after the breathtaking loss of control and expected landing time, stating that the SpaceX team now pegged the failure on a grid fin's stalled hydraulic fin, which ultimately caused the wild spinning seen in the webcast. Hydraulic pump meant for landing fins stopped functioning.

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"Engines stabilized rocket spin just in time, enabling an intact landing in water!" Remarkably, it seems SpaceX may still be able to recover the rocket.

"Appears to be undamaged and is transmitting data".

SpaceX founder Elon Musk has made reusability a major goal. Below is the screenshot of Musk's tweet that was tweeted shortly after the incident.

Hundreds of people lined West Ocean Avenue just outside of Lompoc and Vandenberg Air Force Base on December 3 to witness a historic SpaceX rocket launch. The Dragon spacecraft, filled with 2.5 tons worth of cargo, was delivered into orbit and is expected to meet up with the ISS later in the week.

It should arrive at the space station on Saturday.

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