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Rocket: Falcon 9
Payload: Dragon
Date: Dec. 8, 2010
Launch time: 1543 GMT (10:43 a.m. EST)
Landing time: 1902 GMT (2:02 p.m. EST)
Site: SLC-40, Cape Canaveral, Florida

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Falcon 9 rocket blasts off with Dragon
SPACEFLIGHT NOW
Posted: December 8, 2010


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The Falcon 9 rocket launches at 10:43 a.m. EST from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 on the first test flight of NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services project with the Dragon capsule.

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