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SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base

Posted at 12:18 PM, Mar 30, 2018
and last updated 2018-03-30 15:18:12-04

A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base Friday morning, delivering a group of satellites into orbit.

On Twitter, SpaceX announced that all 10 satellites were deployed at low-Earth orbit. 

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SpaceX is trying to safely recapture the rocket's $6 million nose cone.

The plan is to catch it in the Pacific using a boat outfitted with a giant net.

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