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Photos: SpaceX Launches Communications Satellites, Tries Rocket Landing at Sea

SpaceX Falcon 9 Rocket on the Pad


SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket, topped by the Eutelsat 117 West B and ABS-2A commercial communications satellites, sits on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida on June 14, 2016, one day before liftoff.

EUTELSAT 117 West B and ABS-2A Satellites, Stacked


The EUTELSAT 117 West B and ABS-2A communications satellites are seen here ahead of their planned June 15, 2016 liftoff atop a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket.

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