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SpaceX Launch Still Failure

Supply the International Space Station and the docking port on the first manned rocket with a separate SpaceX Sunday shortly after takeoff. Still from the failure of the bills that NASA was a blow.

Accident in Cape Canaveral, Florida, about 2 1/2 minutes of flight are. It was assumed that a fire feathers billowing white cloud and the rocket is ejected, bigger and bigger, the horizon, and the parties may be falling into the Atlantic Ocean. More than 5,200 pounds of cargo to the space station was built for the commercial crew capsule, including the docking port, was on board.

"We seemed to be a bug in the launcher," said NASA commentator George Diller. Data 2 minutes and 19 seconds of the current Falcon 9 rocket, he said. No astronaut were on board.

About 27 miles 2900 miles, while driving the rocket crashed. Rocket went supersonic flight, everything seemed fine.

SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk, after increasing pressure liquid oxygen tank at the stage of the rocket.

"At this point we can say with confidence," he said on Twitter musk. "After a thorough analysis of the fault tree will have more to say."

Ignoring the two previous flights contained submit replacing lost items in this mailing a big setback for NASA had lost more than one way. Load agency and possibly astronauts orbiting laboratory space counting on the private sector. SpaceX California is one of the competitors.

This is the second consecutive year, was unable to work the station and the third in eight months.

In April, a Russian cargo ship went out of control and, with its valuable contents, burned up during re-entry. And in October last year, an Orbital Sciences Corporation, the supply ship was destroyed in a launch accident.

The dragon is the replacement of lost and accidents of food, clothing and scientific experiments were conducted. SpaceX seven points of previous supply from 2012 had gone very well.

The three occupants of the launch of the Space Station, including the astronaut Scott Kelly rakhachila to live from orbit.

"Unfortunately not," Kelly said via Twitter. "Space is hard."

The crew of the space station, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden found no immediate obstacle that this last defeat. Last week, the space station program director of NASA, Mike Suffredini, Outpost has provided enough on the board to get to October or so.

"We have to understand the problem, what happened resolve to work closely with SpaceX for the return flight," Bolden said in a statement.

Russia and Kazakhstan on Friday to take another crack at the top. And send the Japanese Space Agency for supplies in August

Russia's plan to stay on track, on July 22 whether the three other men to start, but it was not immediately clear. Retired Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, the former commander of the emergency, the station crew to ask you to send the other delays. April Soyuz accident already delayed the journey of two months.

"There is enough food, enough water is not not want to start another team," Hadfield said in an online chat.

Since 2017, SpaceX is with Boeing take astronauts to the space station in the competition, NASA hired by one of the two companies.

Electric car manufacturer Tesla Musk, the cases runs the first Sunday was about to be closed. Reuse a test rocket company was provided in front of the coast of Florida in Lake to land on the deck of the first stage booster. Previous attempts have failed.

Twin sister Kelly, Mark, the former commander of the Space Shuttle with during medical examinations, speksa far its Falcon 9 rocket with "an excellent reputation", which was specific. "These things happen," he said in a tweet. "You would have thought." He spoke with his brother and total failure "special attention to the report."

Cape Canaveral launch of spectators along the beach, near the springs in the sky for the unexpected were confused at first.

"There is a cloud of smoke and was almost out of sight, until he looked good. And," said Palm Beach, Florida, with his family in front of the Whitney Jackson. "Everyone was cheering and clapping. No one knew what it meant failure."
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