SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from California




 
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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from California
 
September 30th, 2013  
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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasts off from California
An unmanned Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from California on Sunday to test upgrades before commercial satellite launch services begin later this year. The 22-story rocket, built and flown by Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, soared off a newly refurbished, leased launch pad at Vandenberg Air Force Station at noon (1600 GMT). The Falcon 9 blazed through clear blue skies out over the Pacific Ocean, its water vapor trail visible even as the rocket left the atmosphere. "It went better than expected. ...




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