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Elon Musk's SpaceX successfully launches spy satelliteSpaceX completes its first top-secret military mission with the launch of a spy satellite into space.
Take two, taking to the skies this morning from launchpad 39A. After a last minute scrub yesterday the Falcon-9 rocket's second attempt bringing back crowds of eager watchers to Jenny Park. Seeing it in person is a totally different thing, definitely worth while. What's on board though is surrounded in secrecy. The classified US intelligence mission in SpaceX's first dedicated launch for the National Reconnaissance Office. Known as the nation's eyes and ears in space. But what has everyone here talking is what happened minutes after lift off. It looked like a rocket coming down in reverse. The first stage booster returning to Canaveral Air Force Station to be reused in a later mission. It's the tenth time the company has successfully stuck the landing. [APPLAUSE] And we have touched down Resulting in a sonic boom, and signaling a success for SpaceX along the coast. And I feel like it was really cool because of the big boom. The next launch for SpaceX is scheduled for May 15th. Reporting on the space coast, Mark Layman. CBS 12 news. [BLANK_AUDIO]