SpaceX fingers helium as cause of Falcon 9 rocket explosion
24Sep

The explosion involved a Falcon 9 rocket similar to this one used to launch Orbcomm 2

SpaceX has released the preliminary findings into the Falcon 9 accident on September 1 that destroyed the unmanned rocket and the Amos-6 satellite on Launch Complex 40 (LC-40) at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. According to the company, the “anomaly” that caused the explosion is still uncertain, but it has narrowed things down to the cryogenic helium system used to feed the second stage engine.

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