Elon Musk Relaunches Falcon 9 In January, Shows Off Rocket Nozzle For Transparency [VIDEO]By Jane Reed, UniversityHerald Reporter
Even after the controversial rocket explosion, Elon Musk is not going to give up. The SpaceX founder is not going to stop until the relaunch this January 2017.
Elon Musk's vision includes a number of satellites that will be taken to space via the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket. That one mishap of an explosion is not going to stop him from pursuing the rest of his space missions.
The Falcon 9 rocket explosion back in September 1 did set back the company several steps. And the initial relaunch for December has now been moved to January. SpaceX and Elon Musk are trying to recover from the lost time as there are reportedly 70 satellites that needs to be put out into space prior to the Falcon 9 explosion. SpaceX needs to bring the Iridium Communications satellite to orbit, as well as other telecommunication and research clients, News Everyday reported.
Elon Musk, although already on a tight schedule, is still trying to make things easy breezy. He continues to promote and support his other ventures such as the upcoming Hyperloop One competition on January.
And to make things more interesting, Elon Musk shows off his latest rocket nozzle. He and SpaceX have always been private about the manufacturing of its components. This time, engineering fans or anyone who is fond of spacecrafts can get a sneak peek.
Elon Musk Tweeted out a short video that features his new rocket nozzles and how they are made. According to some fans who viewed his post, they find it impressive. Musk has always been pushing for cost-efficient components, Daily Dot reported.
Many find his attempt to reveal information about his rockets valuable because it provides a glimpse of what really happens behind the scenes. Will his new and improved rocket nozzle be part of the relaunch? Many still hope that SpaceX and Elon Musk's relaunch will not fail. His endeavors may one day bring man to live on Mars.
Missed out on the SpaceX Falcon 9 explosion? Check out the video below to find out more about what happened.