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Watch Soon after takeoff, Nasa's unmanned supply rocket Antares explodes

Oct 29, 2014    

An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA's commercial spaceflight effort.The accident at Orbital Sciences Corp.'s launch complex at Wallops Island was sure to draw criticism over the space agency's growing reliance on private US companies in this post-shuttle effort.NASA is paying billions of dollars to Orbital Sciences and the SpaceX company to make station deliveries, and...

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