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Bezos Rocket Crashes

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  • A rocket crashed back to Earth shortly after liftoff Monday in the first launch accident for Jeff Bezos’ space travel company.
  • The capsule carrying experiments managed to parachute to safety.
  • No one was aboard the Blue Origin flight, which used the same kind of rocket as the one that sends paying customers to the edge of space.
  • The rockets are now grounded pending the outcome of an investigation, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

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