In this image made from video, the Falcon 9 rocket carrying the SpaceX CRS-15 Dragon prepares to launch from Cape Canaveral, Florida, to the international space station, Friday, June 29, 2018. (NASA via AP)
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A SpaceX rocket that flew just two months ago with a NASA satellite roared back into action Friday, launching the first orbiting robot with artificial intelligence and other station supplies.The used Falcon rocket blasted off before dawn, hauling nearly 2,700 kilograms of cargo, including the spherical AI bot named Cimon; genetically identical mice, or mousetronauts; and super-caffeinated coffee for the crew of the International Space Station.This marked SpaceX's fastest reflight of a booster.The space station and its six inhabitants were sailing 250 miles above the South Pacific when the Falcon 9 took off.
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