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Watch the SpaceX rocket bow cone let the boat through again


Mr. Stephen has a net for catching parts of a rocket.


As the old saying goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.

SpaceX made another attempt to catch the rocket fairing (a protective nose cone), using a boat called mr steven,

Poor Mr. Stephen. He may have oil fingers, according to a video released by SpaceX on Tuesday. The fairing has just slipped off the boat net.

A SpaceX report states that it was “one of Mr. Stephen’s most recent tests on the west coast, before being sent to the east coast.”

This is not the first time the fairing literally missed a boat. The last catch game was earlier in January,

Spacex wants to capture the rocket fairings so that he can reuse them. founder Elon Musk has long been working on ways to reuse missiles to make launches cheaper and faster In December, SpaceX used one of its single boosters the third time. The company also plans to lay off 10 percent of its workforce.

Update, January 31 at 7:11 AM Pacific Time: Adds additional context.

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