Videos: Falcon 9 Launch & Landing

It was over five years ago that the flames of an ascending rocket last graced a Kennedy Space Center Launch Pad when the Space Shuttle lifted off on its final voyage in 2011. Kennedy’s historic Launch Complex 39 returned to rocket launch operations on Sunday with a most impressive liftoff of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket – ushering in a new era of commercial launch operations from the storied space center.

>>Read our Launch Recap