Friday, August 22
(McGregor, TX) -- SpaceX is calling the explosion of a test rocket in McGregor, Texas today an "anomaly." The private space transport company said the prototype rocket self-detonated after an irregularity was detected in the vehicle. SpaceX was conducting a test flight of a new rocket meant to pave the way for reusable vehicles that would be able to return to earth. No injuries were reported at or near the test site.