Thursday 6 December 2018
Christmas turkey climbs to the International Space Station along with cranberry sauce, candied imitations and a mandatory fruit cake.
The SpaceX missile problem missed the landing zone on the ground, however, and fell into the sea, right on the shore.
The walls completed the SpaceX mission in Hawthorne, California on Wednesday as a live video showing that the booster is out of control, still high above Cape Canaveral in Florida.
It was the first missed landing of the company, although in the past several times it was overtaking the floating barges, which was more difficult to escape.
SpaceX's cosmic commentator called him a "bumper", but noted that this was secondary to the main mission of the Falcon 9 missile for the Dragon capsule's orbit.
SpaceX boss Elon Musk said the booster did not seem to be damaged.
Hydraulic pump for the jagged blades of the booster machine seems to have stopped, he remarked through Twitter.
12 previous SpaceX landings, dating back to 2015, have been successful.
The disappointment was offset by the successful flight of the Dragon Capsule and its 2.5 tons of cargo that had to reach the space station on Saturday.
In addition to the smoked turkey and all other Christmas dinnerware, the delivery includes 40 mice and 36,000 worms for aging and muscle research.