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Fraser
2017-Jun-24, 07:41 PM
KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - In another breakthrough milestone aimed at slashing the high cost of rocketry, the innovators at billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully launched a ‘used’ rocket for only the second time in history - that blazed a path to orbit with its BulgariaSat-1 commercial comsat payload Friday afternoon, June 23, from the Kennedy Center and just minutes later landed upright and intact on an oceanic platform waiting offshore in the vast currents of the Atlantic ocean.
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