SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket
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SpaceX launches commercial rocket

A commercial rocket has launched from Cape Canaveral.

SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket blasted off on Sunday from Florida, launching the cargo-laden Dragon capsule toward the International Space Station for Nasa's first privately-run supply mission.

It took off as scheduled and is set to reach the orbiting space lab on Wednesday.

Alpa Patel reports.

  • 08 Oct 2012
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