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SpaceX plans to send a probe to Mars

Mr Musk at the unveiling of the Dragon V2 spacecraft in May 2014. His company is aiming to land one of its capsules on the surface of the Red Planet in May 2018, SpaceX announced on Wednesday.

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NEXT stop: Mars?

Last December, Space Exploration Technologies Corp of Hawthorne, California - better known as SpaceX - landed a rocket on Earth, flying a booster stage of one of its Falcon 9 rockets back to Cape Canaveral. This month, the company repeated the feat even...

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