At the time of the accident, the stage was being brought back to Port Canaveral by the autonomous spaceport drone ship (ASDS) "Of Course I Still Love You".
"Over the weekend, due to rough sea conditions, SpaceX's recovery team was unable to secure the center core booster for its return trip to Port Canaveral", spokesman James Gleeson said in response to a SpaceNews inquiry amid rumors that the booster fell over.
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"As conditions worsened with eight to ten-foot swells, the booster began to shift and ultimately was unable to remain upright. We do not expect future missions to be impacted".
The Falcon Heavy's three first-stage boosters are modified versions of Falcon 9 first stages.
SpaceX didn't provide any information on the status of the booster core, including whether it will be retrieved at all.
'We have landed the center core for the first time, ' a SpaceX announcer said. In the only previous Falcon Heavy mission to date, this booster missed the drone ship completely and slammed into the sea, so SpaceX is still making progress. SpaceX may even be able to recover the booster's four valuable titanium grid fins and salvage additional hardware, depending on how much of the rocket remained intact and attached to OCISLY.
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SpaceX has another Falcon Heavy mission this summer and will need a new centre core to launch it.
While the Arabsat-6A Falcon Heavy core (B1055.1) may have been lost, it was not planned to be part of the STP-2 Falcon Heavy's configuration.
The space company has previously re-used first-stage and second-stage rocket boosters, in addition to one of its previously flown Dragon capsules. It will be used for the next mission according to SpaceX.
SpaceX is now testing a system to recover the fairings of its Falcon 9 rockets.
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SpaceX recovered a payload fairing for the first time in 2017. Shortly after takeoff, the two side boosters separated and came down on their designated landing pads on land, at the launch complex from where they departed.