Saturday, December 19, 2015

SpaceX will try to land a rocket on solid ground tomorrow after its first launch in months

It's time for SpaceX to start launching rockets again. After a six-month hiatus from spaceflight, the company plans to launch its Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida at 8:29 PM ET on Sunday, December 20th. It marks the first time SpaceX has launched since one of its rockets exploded this past June. And, if return-to-flight weren't significant enough, this launch also comes with an added treat: SpaceX will try to land the first stage of the Falcon 9 after blasting it into space.

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