Dramatic Video Shows Huge Scale of SpaceX Rocket Explosion

September 1, 2016 7:32 PM

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The explosion of SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket this morning (Sept. 1) was caught on video, and viewing it is quite an experience.

The two-stage Falcon 9 and its payload, a communications satellite called Amos-6, were destroyed during an engine test Thursday, which was part of the standard protocol to prepare for a planned Friday (Sept. 2) launch from Florida's Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.

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