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SpaceX rocket boosts satellite to improve HD reception

The Falcon Rocket blasts off on Wednesday from Kennedy Space Center, FL. (Source: SpaceX/CNN) The Falcon Rocket blasts off on Wednesday from Kennedy Space Center, FL. (Source: SpaceX/CNN)

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL (CNN) - SpaceX launched a Falcon Rocket from Kennedy Space Center on Wednesday.

It's the third time the private company has successfully launched a satellite into space on a previously-used rocket. Wednesday's launch carried a satellite for a Luxembourg-based company.

The satellite is designed to boost high definition and ultra-high definition channel reception for North America. 

After delivering its payload, the rocket returned to a SpaceX barge in the Atlantic Ocean. The reusable rocket was previously used in February to launch cargo for the International Space Station.

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