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Elon Musk's SpaceX caps record year with satellite launch

The latest mission is its 18th and is more than any competitor, far exceeding the eight it launched in 2016

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifting off in the air, seen from El Sugundo, California, recently.

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SPACEX'S launch on Friday evening of a rocket carrying a batch of satellites into low-earth orbit caps a record year for the closely held company led by Elon Musk.

The mission from California's central coast was Space Exploration Technologies Corp's 18th this year....

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