SpaceX: launch successful, landing not so much

January 10, 2015 6:01 PM

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Dragon goes to orbit, but a hard landing does in the Falcon.

This morning's SpaceX launch went off without a hitch, sending a Dragon capsule into orbit for a rendezvous with the International Space Station. It marks the latest in a string of successful launches for Elon Musk's company. However, the experimental portion of the launch—an attempt to land the Fal...

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