SpaceX reveals the cause of last month's Falcon 9 explosion

Posted in Hardware on 22nd Jul, 2015
by Alex Muller

A failed steel strut holding down a canister of helium probably caused SpaceXs Falcon 9 rocket to explode shortly after liftoff last month, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said.

Unmanned SpaceX rocket explodes after Florida launch

Posted in Hardware on 29th Jun, 2015
by Alex Muller

Elon Musk: SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded because of 'an overpressure event in the upper stage liquid oxygen tank'