SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Students' Science Experiment

June 29, 2015 3:22 PM

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SpaceX Rocket Explosion Destroys Students' Science Experiment

Four Tennessee students had the thrill of watching their science experiment being launched into space on board SpaceX's Dragon vehicle this weekend, only to find out minutes later that the rocket, then out of their sights, had exploded in mid-air and was a total loss.

Keagan Cross, 14, worked on an experiment with three other students from Gresham Middle School in Knoxville, Tennessee, that was designed to measure the effects micro-gravity at the International Space Station would have on antibiotics.

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