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SpaceX rocket launch

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The rocket blasted off, but narrowly failed a novel test to land itself on a platform in the ocean.

REUTERS/Scott Audette

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The rocket blasted off, but narrowly failed a novel test to land itself on a platform in the ocean. REUTERS/Scott Audette

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. The rocket blasted off, but narrowly failed a novel test to land itself on a platform in the ocean. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Scott Audette

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Scott Audette

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Scott Audette

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Scott Audette

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Scott Audette
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
REUTERS/Michael Berrigan

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Michael Berrigan

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Michael Berrigan
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
 REUTERS/Michael Berrigan

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Michael Berrigan

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Michael Berrigan
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The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown

The unmanned Falcon 9 rocket launched by SpaceX lifts off from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. REUTERS/Mike Brown
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