Elon Musk says the Falcon 9 rocket SpaceX successfully landed is 'ready to fire again'

January 1, 2016 5:53 AM

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SpaceX's reusable Falcon 9 rocket successfully made it back to Earth last month, touching down gently at Cape Canaveral after traveling out of our atmosphere, into space, and back again. Now, SpaceX boss Elon Musk says, the rocket is ready for another mission.

In an Instagram picture, posted a few hours before the new year was set to start on the east coast of the United States, Musk showed the Falcon 9 rocket in its Cape Canaveral hangar. "No damage found," he wrote, noting that the rocket was "ready to fire again." It's not yet clear when a mission that...

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