With fingers crossed, SpaceX to attempt reusability test for newest Falcon 9

09/11/2013 | Space.com

SpaceX plans to attempt a soft landing over water for the latest version of its Falcon 9 rocket after its launch Saturday. However, SpaceX officials are not optimistic that the attempt to reignite the rocket and achieve a landing soft enough for reusability will work. "We've never done any water landing tests, so the chance of success is really low," said spokeswoman Christina Ra.

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