SpaceX launches, recovers its 1st recycled rocket in historic leap

Written by March 31, 2017 09:47

Florida, Mar 31: SpaceX has launched its first recycled rocket, the biggest leap yet in its bid to drive down costs and speed up flights.

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The Falcon 9 blasted off from Florida’s Kennedy Space Center yesterday, hoisting a broadcasting satellite into the early evening clear sky on the historic rocket reflight.

It was the first time SpaceX founder Elon Musk tried to fly a booster that soared before on an orbital mission.