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Watch Space X Launch the First Recycled Rocket

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The Falcon 9 rocket at Launchpad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on March 30, 2017. (SpaceX via Flickr)
The Falcon 9 rocket at Launchpad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida on March 30, 2017. (SpaceX via Flickr)

 

SpaceX made history by successfully launching the first re-used rocket. The launch is scheduled to take place from the Kennedy Space Center, at Pad 39A, in Cape Canaveral, Florida.

The Falcon 9 completed an unmanned resupply mission to the ISS this time last year, before returning to Earth and landing on a platform at sea. Aside from the feat for SpaceX, a successful launch would be a milestone for the space industry on the whole.

The refurbished 230-foot rocket will deliver SES-10, a private telecommunications satellite, into orbit.

At the time of publication, the Air Force weather forecast said the conditions were 80% favorable to launch. Previous launches have been postponed due to in climate weather.

SpaceX has a window to launch the rocket, from 6:27 p.m. to 8:57 p.m. Watch the previously recorded video from the live stream below.

 

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