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A top secret U.S. spy satellite is set to launch Thursday in Florida atop one of the most powerful rockets. The satellite was built for the National Reconnaissance Office, a secretive branch of the federal government that oversees spy satellites for several agencies, according to BayNews9.com. Comment?
The SpaceX launch, that sent a Falcon rocket soaring toward orbit with 11 small satellites, went off without a hitch Monday night with the added highlight of its 15-story leftover booster landing successfully back on Earth, The Associated Press reported. It was the first time an unmanned rocket returned to land vertically at Cape Canaveral, Florida, and represented a tremendous success for SpaceX. Comment?
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday with a payload of communications satellites before the reusable main-stage booster turned around, soared back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launch pad in a dramatic spaceflight first. The successful mission, capped by delivery of all 11 satellites to orbit for launch customer ORBCOMM Inc, unfolded in just over 30 minutes and marked a pivotal reversal of fortunes for privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, founded by high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk. Comment?
SpaceX on Sunday counted down to its first rocket launch since an explosion after liftoff destroyed its unmanned Dragon cargo ship bound for the International Space Station six months ago. The Falcon 9 rocket is poised to launch at 8:29 pm from Cape Canaveral, Florida, announced the California-based company headed by Internet tycoon Elon Musk. Comment?
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