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SpaceX launches cargo ship to space station but fails to land booster
SpaceX launches cargo ship to space station but fails to land booster

Entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launched a rocket loaded with food and supplies to the International Space Station on Tuesday afternoon. But the company narrowly failed in its third try at landing the spacecraft's 14-story booster rocket after the launch on a barge floating in the ocean — which would be a first in space history. “Rocket landed on droneship, but too hard for survival,” Musk tweeted shortly after the launch, referring to the unmanned barge. Musk tweeted photos taken from the barge, showing the Falcon 9 booster rocket coming down vertically, its engines firing to slow it down. “Looks like Falcon landed fine,” he...

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