SpaceX investigation suggests helium breach caused its Falcon 9 explosion — TechCrunch

SpaceX has a few answers about what might have caused the explosion of one of its Falcon 9 explosion on September 1. The rocket blew up while going through pre-launch prep on a landing pad, and no one was injured, but SpaceX has had some difficulty figuring out the cause, and shared very little info…

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SpaceX Reveals Why Its Rocket Exploded — Fortune

(Reuters) – A SpaceX rocket that burst into flames on its launch pad early this month likely suffered a large breach in its upper-stage helium tank, the company said on Friday. SpaceX, owned and operated by technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, was fueling a Falcon 9 rocket on the launch pad in Florida on Sept. 1…

via SpaceX Reveals Why Its Rocket Exploded — Fortune

Mystery SpaceX Rocket Explosion! Was It Hit By A UFO ? — Earth Changing Extremities

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Explosion Just Rocked SpaceX Launch Site in Florida — Fortune

There was an explosion at the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch site in Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Thursday morning, as reported via social media and multiple local and national media outlets. However, despite a flood of images published immediately after the explosion, details are sparse. SpaceX has not commented on the situation yet. According to…

via Explosion Just Rocked SpaceX Launch Site in Florida — Fortune

SpaceX successfully brings a rocket back to land for the second time

Tonight SpaceX successfully recovered yet another rocket, making it their fifth one in total. Elon Musk’s rocket company launched their two-stage Falcon 9 vehicle from Cape Canaveral at 9:45 pm PT tonight and subsequently recovered the first stage of that rocket back on land. The landing marks the second time SpaceX recovered a rocket on…

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