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SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, satellite

SpaceX launches Falcon 9 rocket, satellite (SpaceX/CNN)

SpaceX successfully launched a satellite into orbit and landed part of a rocket on Thursday.

The two-stage Falcon 9 rocket lifted off from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida -- and delivered a communications satellite into orbit for the nation of Qatar.

The first rocket stage then safely landed on a droneship in the Atlantic Ocean.

The drone ship has a cute name -- "Of Course I Still Love You."

It was the second successful landing for that rocket. The first was in July.

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