SpaceX rocket - level 1

SpaceX rocket - level 1

26-01-2016 15:00

SpaceX is a company. This company makes rockets. Elon Musk is the boss of this company.

The company launches a rocket. It goes to space. It carries a satellite. This part goes fine. The rocket then goes back to Earth.

Elon Musk puts a video on the Internet. It shows the rocket. It is landing. The rocket has four legs. One leg is broken. The rocket falls down and explodes.

Difficult words: company (business), launch (to send into the air), Earth (our planet), land (to come down from the air onto the ground).

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