Photos: Historic SpaceX launch, landing
An historic Kennedy Space Center launch pad roared back to life for the first time in nearly six years Sunday as a privately-owned rocket sent an unmanned cargo capsule toward the space station.
The engines’ brilliant orange flames stood out in bright contrast to the gray, hazy horizon, but only for a few seconds as the rocket slipped into clouds. A few minutes later, the booster emerged from the haze for a dramatic landing.
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