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Second successful landing at sea for SpaceX after satellite launch

Firm intends to offer cut-rate launch services by reusing its rockets on their return

COST-EFFECTIVE: The reusable main-stage booster from the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket makes a successful landing on a platform in the Atlantic Ocean about 300 km off the coast of Florida on April 8.

Cape Canaveral, Florida

AN UNMANNED SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket on Friday blasted off from Florida to put a communications satellite into orbit, with the launch vehicle's main-stage booster then making a swift return landing on an ocean platform, a live webcast showed.

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