A core part of a SpaceX rocket directly missed out on a landing pad, crashed into the sea, and blew up throughout a test that CEO Elon Musk referred to as the “most tough” in business history.

At around 2: 30 a.m. ET on Tuesday, a Falcon Heavy rocket took off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, the 3rd time Falcon Heavy has actually been introduced because its intro in February2018


It introduced with 3 multiple-use boosters, 2 of that made it back to earth in one piece. Nevertheless, as seen in this video, the 3rd, main booster, was not as effective:

The main core booster directly missed out on SpaceX’s drifting platform, referred to as Obviously I Still Love You. Rather it crashed into the sea and appeared to take off.

Elon Musk, SpaceX’s CEO, tweeted: “Center core RUD. It was a long shot.” RUD represents “fast unscheduled disassembly.”

Here is SpaceX’s complete stream of the occasion. You can see the minute the booster crashes around 35 minutes into the video, from T+00: 10: 40: