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Falcon 9 first stage landing anomaly explained

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Following stage separation, Falcon 9’s first stage suffered a landing anomaly, failing to land on Landing Zone 1 (LZ-1) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Instead, the Falcon 9 first stage made a water landing in the Atlantic Ocean. Hans Koenigsmann. SpaceX Vice President of Mission Assurance, explains the anomaly. The Falcon 9 rocket launched the CRS-16 Dragon spacecraft from Space Launch Complex 40 (SLC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, on 5 December 2018, at 18:16 UTC (13:16 EST). Credit: NASA/SpaceX #CRS16
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