Watch Elon Musk's SpaceX Rocket Explode With Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook Satellite Onboard
Incredible footage of the failed operation has been released.
Loss of Falcon vehicle today during propellant fill operation. Originated around upper stage oxygen tank. Cause still unknown. More soon.— Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 1, 2016
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: