SpaceX rocket explodes during testing over Texas
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded shortly after lift-off on Friday at the company's site in McGregor, Texas.
The unmanned rocket was destroyed when its self-destruct system was triggered after an unexplained malfunction.
SpaceX released a statement saying, "there were no injuries or near injuries. An FAA representative was present at all times."
23 Aug 2014
- From the section US & Canada