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Enlarge / The Falcon 9 first stage being used Wednesday first flew in February, 2017, on the CRS-10 space station supply mission. Share this story. 7:45pm Wednesday update : Under brilliant, blue skies a used Falcon 9 rocket launched Wednesday, delivered its payload into orbit, and then the first stage returned to make a landing on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean. About 30 minutes later, the upper stage of the rocket deployed the EchoStar 105/SES-11 satellite into geostationary orbit. The third flight of a used Falcon 9 booster was apparently flawless. Original post : Fresh off a successful launch on Monday from California's Vandenberg Air Force Base, SpaceX will go for a second mission ... Full story

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