Video: The Moment Facebook’s $200m Internet Satellite Exploded

The dramatic moment the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket suffered a catastrophic explosion on the Cape Canaveral launch pad. The explosion destroyed Facebook’s $200 million Amos-6 satellite that was set to launch on Saturday morning.

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No one was injured when a Falcon 9 rocket exploded at Cape Canaveral in Florida on September 1.

But the rocket and a communications satellite on it were destroyed.

The Falcon 9 belonged to the American company SpaceX. It designs, manufactures and launches rockets and spacecraft.

The hashtag #SpaceX continues to trend on Twitter as people see videos of the explosion.