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30/03/2017 Elon Musk's SpaceX flies the world’s first reusable rocket

The first operational re-use of a previously-flown Falcon 9 booster was successfully accomplished in March 2017 with B1021 on the SES-10 mission after CRS-8 in April 2016. The booster landed a second time and was retired.


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