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SpaceX Has Successfully Landed A Rocket For The First Time, Whoa!

You do know what rockets are, right? Well, there's this spaceflight company named SpaceX, which successfully landed a reusable rocket stage Monday in Florida. It's quite a big deal because building a rocket requires a ton of money, and if we're able to use it more than once, then it's obviously nothing short of a breakthrough. Check out the full story below!

SpaceX Has Successfully Landed A Rocket For The First Time, Whoa!

SpaceX Has Successfully Landed A Rocket For The First Time, Whoa!

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Private spaceflight enterprise SpaceX successfully landed a reusable rocket stage on Monday for the first time.

Private spaceflight enterprise SpaceX successfully landed a reusable rocket stage on Monday for the first time.

The Falcon 9

The Falcon 9

The Falcon 9 rocket stage propelled satellites up to about 62 miles into space before the second stage took over. From here starts the breakthrough - the first phase successfully landed safely back on the ground directly on target. Now isn't that simply awesome!

Wondering why it's such a big deal?

Wondering why it's such a big deal?

Reusable rocket stages will help make private space operations more cost effective. That's why it's being touted as a breakthrough!

It's not like SpaceX hasn't gotten close earlier, but never before were they able to taste the sweet success.

It's not like SpaceX hasn't gotten close earlier, but never before were they able to taste the sweet success.

One ecstatic Elon Musk.

One ecstatic Elon Musk.

Moments of thrill and excitement!

Moments of thrill and excitement!

The celebrations!

Witness the moments of joy!

Merry Christmas to my readers.

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