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SpaceX Launches Ants, Avocados, Robot to Space Station

A Falcon rocket blasts off from Kennedy Space Center, on Aug. 29. 

A Falcon rocket blasts off from Kennedy Space Center, on Aug. 29. 

Source: SpaceX

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Cape Canaveral, Fla. (AP) -- A SpaceX shipment of ants, avocados and a human-sized robotic arm rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday.

The delivery — due to arrive Monday — is the company’s 23rd for NASA in just under a decade.