SpaceX launches Dragon and lands first stage


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The competition heats up: SpaceX today successfully launched from Florida a Dragon capsule into orbit while also landing the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket.

This launch initiates use of the company’s new launchpad at Cape Canaveral, as well as their effort over the coming months to hold launches every two weeks or so.

One comment

  • Frank

    I’ve watched hundreds of rocket launches since the first Mercury shots. They never get old, but now SpaceX’s booster landings add a new thrill. Can wait to see Falcon Heavy launch and the return of its three boosters!

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