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CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket lifted off early Thursday from Kennedy Space Center in Florida, WFTV is reporting. NASA said the rocket is carrying its new space telescope, the Imaging X-ray Polarimetry Explorer (IXPE), which will provide information about supernova remnants, black holes and other “high-energy objects.”

>> PHOTOS: SpaceX launches NASA IXPE telescope

Social media users are sharing their photos of the launch with the hashtags #SpaceX, #NASA and #IXPE. Here are some of our favorites:

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1. @malcolmdenemark, Instagram

2. @mdcainjr, Instagram

3. @booster_buddies, Instagram

4. @astronaut_87, Instagram

5. @_benjamincairns, Instagram

6. @fdsi_photography, Instagram

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8. @mseeley20, Instagram

9. @_mgde_, Instagram

10. @chriskridler, Instagram