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Attempt to return part of space rocket ends in crash landing

A private space company has attempted to show that it is possible to re-use part of a rocket by landing the booster section on a barge floating in the sea.

SpaceX successfully launched the Falcon rocket from Cape Canaveral, but the section they were hoping to land on the barge came down too hard and broke apart.

Pallab Ghosh reports.

  • 10 Jan 2015
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