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Why It’s So Hard to Land a Rocket on Its Tail

Why It’s So Hard to Land a Rocket on Its Tail

On Monday history was made. For the first time ever a rocket stage that delivered a payload to orbit turned around and returned, landing safely on its tail.

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Falcon 9 Failure Is Second Setback for Unlucky Student Space Scientists

Falcon 9 Failure Is Second Setback for Unlucky Student Space Scientists

While the loss of yesterday’s SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket may cause major headaches for NASA, the Dragon also carried other payloads built by numerous high school and middle school students.

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