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SpaceX Rocket Landing on Ocean Platform Fails

An unmanned U.S. rocket placed a $180 million climate-monitoring satellite into orbit Sunday, but then failed in an attempt to return to a platform floating in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of California. Technology entrepreneur Elon Musk's SpaceX rocket blasted off Sunday morning from a U.S. airbase in southern California, with a satellite designed to measure how global warming and sea level rise impacts coastal wind speeds and currents. A short while later, officials from...

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