SpaceX Rocket Makes Historic Ocean Landing

SpaceX has successfully landed and recovered a rocket on an ocean platform for the first time, after launching a cargo ship to the International Space Station. About two-and-a-half minutes after Friday afternoon’s liftoff from Cape Canaveral in Florida the main part of the two-stage booster separated. The Falcon 9 craft turned around and headed toward a so-called drone ship – named Of Course I Still Love You – in the Atlantic Ocean, neatly accomplishing a vertical landing. The company said the achievement marks a historic first in the effort to…

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