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SpaceX rocket explodes after lift-off on resupply mission

Sharon Gaudin | June 29, 2015
A SpaceX rocket carrying a resupply spacecraft bound for the International Space Station exploded less than two minutes after launch earlier today.

Astronaut Scott Kelly, who is working on the space station now, was quick to comment on the accident, which he watched from the orbiter. "Today was a reminder spaceflight is hard," he tweeted on Sunday. "Tomorrow is a new day. Good night from @space_station. #YearinSpace"

 

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