SpaceX fans capture launch from unique vantage point

Three space enthusiasts took to the skies on Saturday, January 14th to observe SpaceX's long-anticipated comeback launch from a bird's eye view.

Excited about the company's return to flight, aerospace entrepreneurs Amir Blachman, Ben Marcus and Van Espahbodi decided to fly by and witness the launch from the air.

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"We were approximately five miles east of the restricted airspace, which would put us approximately 15 miles east of the launch complex", Blachman told Reuters.

Video uploaded online captures the Falcon 9 rocket successfully taking off and soaring into the sky.

The launch returned the company to flight for the first time since a fiery launchpad explosion in September.

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