Lapan Hands Over Falcon 9 Rocket Debris to SpaceX

Roni Kurniawan    •    07 Oktober 2016 17:42 WIB
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Lapan Hands Over Falcon 9 Rocket Debris to SpaceX
Lapan handed over Falcon 9 rocket debris to SpaceX (Photo:MTVN/Roni Kurniawan)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: American aerospace manufacturer SpaceX has received Falcon 9 rocket debris that fell in Sumenep, Madura, East Java last month.

The National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (Lapan) handed over the rocket debris at its headquarters in Bandung, West Java on Friday (10/7).

"It will be conducted according to international procedure," Lapan chief Thomas Djalaludin before the handover ceremony.

A SpaceX representative attended the ceremony. However, he refused to give statement to local media.

Th rocket debris fell in Sumenep on September 26, 2016. It damaged a barn in the area.

"The owner can ask for compensation, but it will be complicated," Thomas stated.


(WAH)