SpaceX: 'Breach' caused rocket explosion

September 23, 2016 10:10 PM

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The explosion of a SpaceX rocket in Florida early this month was likely caused by a breach in the cryogenic helium system in the rocket's second-stage liquid oxygen tank, a post on the company's website said Friday.

In the post, the company said that the reason for the explosion differed from a 2015 explosion.

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