SpaceX launches Falcon 9 from historic NASA pad

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 from historic NASA pad
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A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon.

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A SpaceX Falcon rocket blasted off on Sunday from a Florida launch pad once used to send NASA astronauts to the moon.

The 70-metre Falcon 9 went on a resupply mission to the International Space Station, while the rocket’s booster gracefully flew back to earth and successfully landed just nine minutes after take off.

The SpaceX</a> mission to resupply the International Space Station is a step toward SpaceX's plan to one day take astronauts into space. <a href="https://t.co/KM5iMUGUP9">pic.twitter.com/KM5iMUGUP9</a></p>— The Voice of America (VOANews) February 20, 2017

The technology behind the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket https://t.co/dT35An8Q0apic.twitter.com/eKUWvAqeZm

— Financial Times (@FT) February 20, 2017

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