Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket Explode With Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Satellite Onboard

Incredible footage of the failed operation has been released.
Entrepreneur Staff
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As reported yesterday, an explosion destroyed one of Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 9 rockets at Cape Canaveral in Florida. The blast occurred during a propellant fill operation, according to Musk:

Related: Here's What You Need to Know About Elon Musk

The Falcon 9 was carrying a Facebook satellite designed to bring internet connectivity areas of Africa. After the accident, a disappointed Zuckerberg posted from Africa:

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