A SpaceX rocket just stuck its landing on a barge

May 6, 2016 9:21 AM

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The rocket stuck the landing — but even the man who owned it hadn’t felt good about its chances.

As the primary stage of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket fell back toward the Atlantic early Friday morning, it came down toasty. The rocket’s powerful engines had blasted into sub-orbital space, depositing the second stage and a Japanese satellite that now sits some 23,000 miles up. Despite the heat, the f...

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