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SPACEX SCRUBS LAUNCH OF LATEST FALCON 9 ROCKET, WILL TRY AGAIN FRIDAY

SPACEX SCRUBS LAUNCH OF LATEST FALCON 9 ROCKET, WILL TRY AGAIN FRIDAY SpaceX has long touted reusability as the key to reducing launch costs, and eventually, making its way to the Red Planet. But so far, it has relaunched 11 of its workhorse Falcon 9 rockets, one time each. And it has taken at least several weeks to turn those around for the next launch. On Friday afternoon, the Hawthorne space company will debut the latest and final substantial upgrade to the Falcon 9 — the so-called Block 5 version — which the company says will be capable of being used 10 times, with minimal refurbishment.   More



(Source: Los Angeles Times - May 11)

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