SpaceX successfully launches and lands rocket

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U.S. private spacecraft company SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a vertical rocket from Earth. It’s a notable accomplishment in the private space-race.
CCTV’s Roee Ruttenberg reports.

SpaceX successfully launches and lands rocket

U.S. private spacecraft company SpaceX has successfully launched and landed a vertical rocket from Earth. It's a notable accomplishment in the private space-race.

It is estimated that a reusable rocket can reduce the operational cost of a journey by some 50 million dollars. That means these rockets might not only be used to send cargo to space, but perhaps one day, even tourists.

SpaceX is a private U.S. company headed by Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla Motors.


Contributing editor Ryan Faith on the SpaceX upright rocket launch/landing

CCTV America’s Elaine Reyes spoke with Ryan Faith, Contributing Editor at VICE News.

Contributing editor Ryan Faith on the SpaceX upright rocket launch-landing

CCTV America's Elaine Reyes spoke with Ryan Faith, Contributing Editor at VICE News.

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