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  • Watch a SpaceX rocket booster get towed from the ocean after a watery failed landing

    It’s not every Friday that a 156-foot-tall SpaceX rocket booster is towed to Port Canaveral. The Falcon 9 booster, which made a watery landing Wednesday following a mission to resupply the International Space Station, was retrieved from the water off the coast of the Cape late Friday morning. The

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  • SpaceX launches cargo, but fails to land rocket

    SpaceX on Wednesday blasted off its unmanned Dragon cargo ship, loaded with supplies, science experiments and food for the astronauts living at the International Space Station but failed to successfully land its booster afterwards.

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  • Watch SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket landing fail in style

    On Wednesday, we witnessed a SpaceX Falcon 9 launch a Dragon capsule destined for the International Space Station to orbit, but it just missed its land landing after a bad case of the spins.  Now, SpaceX head honcho Elon Musk has shared some clearer video of what, exactly, happened and what went wrong on the Falcon's journey back to Earth.   Remarkably, the rocket stabilized and was able to land in water as opposed to crashing and possibly exploding on land.  The cause of the rocket's spin,...

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