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Elon Musk says SpaceX pulled off an amazing feat with one of its rockets — and it may yield clues about the company's next moves

SpaceX launched a European communications satellite on Wednesday. The mission launched on a Falcon 9 rocket with a refurbished, older-style booster. The company expected its used booster to explode after an experimental landing in the ocean, but it was found floating intact. SpaceX founder Elon Musk said the company planned to tow it to shore. The splashdown may mean SpaceX has found a way to significantly improve its reusable rockets.
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