SpaceX Unmanned Rocket Explodes Shortly After Takeoff from Complex 40 Cape Canaveral, Florida


An unmanned SpaceX rocket carrying supplies and the first-of-its-kind docking port to the International Space Station broke apart Sunday shortly after liftoff.

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation (SpaceX), the American aerospace manufacturer and space transport service company lost a rocket and supply vehicle at about 10:27 a.m. ET Sunday morning.

The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket carrying a resupply capsule to the International Space Station launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Base on Sunday, June 28 at 10:21 a.m. EDT.

The unmanned SpaceX CRS-7 resupply flight was loaded with more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments for the astronauts during ISS Expeditions 44 and 45. is an Amazon Associate website, which means that a small percentage of your purchases gets paid to at no extra cost to you. When you use the search boxes above, any Amazon banner ad, or any product associated with an Amazon banner on this website, you help pay expenses related to maintaining and creating new services and ideas for a resourceful website. See more info at