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The out-of-control rocket about to hit the moon is not a SpaceX Falcon 9, astronomers now say: report

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A rocket stage set to hit the moon March 4 might not be from SpaceX after all.

The astronomer credited with discovering the forthcoming impact, Bill Gray, announced Saturday (Feb. 12) that he made an error in identifying the rocket as an old SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket stage that helped launch the Deep Space Climate Observatory satellite in 2015. 

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