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    Space X Rocket explodes on Cape Canaveral launch pad

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    An explosion rocked a SpaceX launch site on Thursday during a routine rocket test in Florida.

    SpaceX was conducting a test firing of its unmanned rocket when the blast occurred shortly after 9am, according to NASA.

    The test was in advance of a planned Saturday launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, which is next to NASA's Kennedy Space Center.

    There were no personal injuries in the blast, however, the rocket and payload were completely destroyed, Reuters reported.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencete...Canaveral.html

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    SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral two days before launch


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    In a statement, SpaceX said there were no injuries but the "anomaly" on the launch pad destroyed the Falcon 9 rocket and its payload, the Amos 6. The satellite was intended to expand broadband and video services for the Middle East and parts of Europe.

    According to SpaceX's website, its standard payment plan for a Falcon 9 launch is $62 million.

    http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/01/space...re-launch.html

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    That really sucks.

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    Just my opinion, it will probably help keep more terrorist off line for now.



    A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket just exploded at Cape Canaveral, destroying Facebook’s Internet.org satellite


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    The U.S. social media company opened its first Africa office in Johannesburg last year and agreed to a deal with Paris-based Eutelsat Communications SA to launch the satellite. The move is intended to enable Facebook to add users in parts of the continent that don’t have internet access, increasing the company’s reach.

    http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articl...nd-rural-users


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    Quote Originally Posted by Coldpizza View Post
    SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral two days before launch


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    In a statement, SpaceX said there were no injuries but the "anomaly" on the launch pad destroyed the Falcon 9 rocket and its payload, the Amos 6. The satellite was intended to expand broadband and video services for the Middle East and parts of Europe.

    According to SpaceX's website, its standard payment plan for a Falcon 9 launch is $62 million.

    http://www.cnbc.com/2016/09/01/space...re-launch.html
    It's great nobody was injured the photos & videos were very dramatic.

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    I don't care how it happened, Still smiling here, FB is trash. Jmo
    Last edited by Elley Mae; 10-02-2016 at 07:11 PM.


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