Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launch could plummet back to Earth

Lee Bell
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It's next close approach to Earth could be before the century is out, in 2091

Elon Musk's Falcon Heavy rocket launch, which he used to hurl a red Telsa Roadster fired into space last week, might have been a success, but scientists have warned the vehicle could one day come c...

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