CAPE CANAVERAL—SpaceX dispatched a recovery ship to try to pick up a wayward Falcon 9 booster, which successfully delivered a Dragon cargo ship into low Earth orbit on Dec. 5 before fumbling a planned landing at Cape Canaveral. “Grid fin hydraulic pump stalled, so Falcon landed just out to sea,” SpaceX CEO and Chief Technology Officer Elon Musk wrote on Twitter. “Appears to be undamaged and is transmitting data. Recovery ship dispatched.” The botched landing ...

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