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Watch SpaceX launch NASA's latest exoplanet-hunting satellite

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"This is gonna sound insane, but ..." He started the series of tweets with the acknowledgment that "This is gonna sound insane", and then said, "SpaceX will try to bring rocket upper stage back from orbital velocity using a giant party balloon".

The planned liftoff of a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite, or TESS, remains scheduled for 6:32 p.m. EDT Monday from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

Previously SpaceX has only been able to recover the first stage of its Falcon 9 rocket which contains the engine that provides the initial thrust needed to lift the rocket. On board is NASA's Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), created to find exoplanets.

In the past year, SpaceX launched the world's most powerful rocket, launched history's first rapidly reusable orbital rocket, and doubled in value since 2015.

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2 April space, the company performed a successful launch of the Falcon 9 rocket with the spacecraft Dragon, who managed to deliver to the ISS the 2.6 MT of cargo.

The company has also reused two of its uncrewed Dragon cargo ships to deliver NASA cargo to the International Space Station (one of them is in orbit right now) and is actively trying to capture the payload fairings - or nose cones - that shroud and protect satellites and other payloads during launch.

Musk tweeted Sunday about his plans for the upcoming landing.

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