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Post rocket explosion, SpaceX, Facebook picking up the pieces

The AMOS-6, which was the result of a collaboration between Facebook and French satellite-maker Eutelsat, was to provide free broadband to at least 14 countries on the African continent and Middle East.

Sep 04, 2016, 09:42 AM IST

Orbital rocket explosion likely linked to worn bearings

The October 28 explosion of an Orbital ATK Inc Antares rocket bound for the International Space Station was most likely caused by excessive wear of the bearings inside one of the rocket`s GenCorp Inc engines, Orbital said on Tuesday, citing a nearly finished report.

Apr 15, 2015, 06:31 AM IST

SpaceX releases video of rocket explosion at landing attempt

SpaceX has released a dramatic footage of its booster rocket that ended up in an explosion while trying to land on a floating ocean barge after launch.

Jan 17, 2015, 09:48 AM IST

Unmanned NASA rocket carrying supplies to ISS explodes shortly after lift-off in Virginia

An unmanned NASA rocket exploded shortly after take-off from Virginia on Tuesday evening.

Oct 29, 2014, 07:09 AM IST