SpaceX Video Shows Rocket Crash-Landing And Explosion

January 16, 2015 10:08 PM

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HAWTHORNE, Calif. (AP) — SpaceX has released dramatic footage of its booster rocket trying to land on a floating ocean barge after a launch — an unprecedented attempt that ended in a fiery explosion.

The video released Friday shows the 14-story rocket hitting the football field-sized barge at an angle, lighting up the night sky off the Florida coast.

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