Falcon 9 landed safely back on the floating platform

May

9

2016

(5 photos + video)
Another flight of the launch vehicle Falcon 9 again crowned safe landing her first steps on a floating platform in the ocean. At this time, the spacecraft delivered into geostationary orbit 35 405 km above the Earth’s surface 5-ton communications satellite JCSAT-14, the Tokyo company SKY Perfect JSAT Corp. to support data networks, television broadcasting and mobile communications. This is a higher orbit than usual, and the Falcon 9 had to develop more speed and burn more fuel, and because oceanic platform was the only option for planting. Despite experiencing a problem occurs due to overheating of the first stage of the rocket or its speed, the landing took place without incident.

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