Friday, January 15, 2016

Watch SpaceX try to launch and land its rocket a second time this weekend

Fresh from its December rocket landing, SpaceX is gearing up to launch another Falcon 9 again on Sunday. The mission will send NASA's Jason-3 ocean-monitoring satellite into orbit, but of course, the real excitement of SpaceX launches these days is what comes afterward. The company is going to attempt to land the rocket's first stage — the 14-story tall portion of the vehicle that contains the engines and fuel.

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