As reported by the Accociated Press, referring to NASA during testing of the rocket on the pad Space X in Florida, an explosion occurred, followed by several more. The launch of the new missile was scheduled for Saturday, September 3. The rocket was put into orbit an Israeli satellite.
As noted by the AP, the explosion was felt several kilometers away from the scene. In the sky rose a cloud of smoke.
Wow, SpaceX rocket just blew up on the pad. Shook our whole bldg. pic.twitter.com/PMxZA4v4IV
Как отмечает Florida Today, представители SpaceX не cмогли сразу прокомментировать случившееся.