KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, Fla. — NASA and SpaceX successfully launched a Falcon 9 rocket from the Kennedy Space Center early Sunday morning.
The launch sent a collection of science material including ants, avocados, a human-sized robotic arm, and other supplies toward the International Space Station. It’s scheduled to arrive there Monday.
After the launch, the rocket’s first-stage booster returned and landed upright on SpaceX’s newest ocean platform, named “A Shortfall of Gravitas.”
It’s the 23rd commercial resupply mission to the ISS and the third launch for this particular booster.
You can re-watch NASA’s broadcast of the launch here.
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