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Watch this epic SpaceX rocket booster blooper reel go boom

Watch this epic SpaceX rocket booster blooper reel go boom

Musk is the chief of SpaceX, which has been launching reusable rocket booster, and like all companies, SpaceX went through its share of growing pains. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.

When you think SpaceX your first thought might be the future of spaceflight or a pipedream.

Video Elon Musk is succeeding in his ambition to make space launches boringly reliable, but it still understands that people like to watch things blowing up.

Take for example Elon Musk and SpaceX, who had quite a few speed bumps on the way to where they are today. But as SpaceX's video shows, it was a hard and painful path.

An approximately two-minute long video chronicles company's failed land and sea re-entry attempts with the Falcon 9. Knowing that everyone loves a good (harmless) explosion, he just released a full-on fail highlight reel of the early attempts, set to the Monty Python theme and accompanied by Arnold-like quips. While another is captioned: "Well, technically, it did land ... just not in one piece". But, like every innovation in history, SpaceX's first attempts weren't exactly an outstanding success.

"You are my everything", The SpaceX video states.

Since its first successful landing in December 2015, SpaceX has only crashed three of the rockets that it meant to land.

The video wraps up with footage of successful landings, so there's a happy ending to look forward to.

And the firm hasn't lost a first stage in an attempted landing since June 2016.

SpaceX has now landed 16 first-stage boosters - seven on land and nine on a floating drone ship in the ocean.