Video of SpaceX Falcon 9 Successful Launch

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SpaceX is about to launch their Falcon 9 rocket for the first time, carrying a Dragon spacecraft prototype. In theory, the new ship will haul cargo and crews of seven astronauts to the ISS.


Update: Launch has been aborted at the last second. No news on what happened, but they still have time to re-start the countdown before the launch window ends at 3pm EDT.

Update 2: Launch process has restarted. Stay tuned.

Update 3: It launched. Video added to the post.

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a question I've always wanted to know, if anyone has space wizardry knowledge? How do they keep the rockets upright when taking off?