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Explosion rocks SpaceX facility in Texas

Posted at 10:37 PM, May 29, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-29 23:37:26-04

An explosion rocked the premises of a SpaceX facility in Boca Chica, Texas, on Friday as a rocket exploded during an engine test for a SpaceX Starship prototype.

The boom from the blast was felt nearly a mile away, and the fire from the explosion continued for nearly two hours.

No injuries were reported. A cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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