SpaceX Explosion at Cape Canaveral Pad 40 During AMOS-6 Static Fire Test

Dramatic video of the moment a SpaceX rocket exploded at a launchpad in Florida has surfaced.

The rocket vehicle and the payload, which included a satellite that Facebook was planning to use, were destroyed in the explosion. Judging the 9 or 10 seconds that passed from visual sighting of the explosion and the sound of the blast, the camera was positioned about 2 miles from Launch Pad 40.

US Launch Report: SpaceX – Static Fire Anomaly – AMOS-6 – 09-01-2016

Several minutes have been cut from about 10 minutes. US Launch Report stated they hope for SpaceX to accomplish a quick recovery to return to flight. US Launch Report is a US disabled veteran run, non profit video production company who’s mission is to bring other disabled US Veterans to witness a launch, experience US Space History and become part of our report. Their nonprofit 501(c)(3) is 100% tax deductible, just go to their webpage which is merged with and find their Donate button. They report you can help change the life of a US Veteran with a donation.

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