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ORBCOMM (ORBC) Successfully Launches OG2 Satellites

December 22, 2015 6:18 AM EST

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC) has successfully launched eleven next generation OG2 satellites from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida at... More

SpaceX Falcon rocket nails safe landing in pivotal space feat

December 21, 2015 9:03 PM EST

By Joe Skipper

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (Reuters) - A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket blasted off from Florida on Monday with a payload of communications satellites before the reusable main-stage booster turned around, soared back to Cape Canaveral and landed safely near its launch pad in a dramatic spaceflight first.

The successful mission, capped by delivery of all 11 satellites to orbit for launch customer ORBCOMM Inc (NASDAQ: ORBC), unfolded in just over 30 minutes and marked a pivotal reversal of fortunes for privately owned Space Exploration Technologies, or SpaceX, founded by high-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk.

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