On June 28, 2015, an unmanned rocket by Elon Musk’s SpaceX on a resupply mission to the International Space Station exploded Sunday just minutes after launch.
SpaceX’s robotic dragon capsule blasted off atop the company’s two-stage Falcon 9 rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, headed for the orbiting lab. But something bad happened about two minutes into the flight, and the rocket broke apart. Thus, spreading debris out of the sky.
What caused it?
SpaceX later determined that the accident was caused by overpressure in the liquid oxygen tank of the rocket’s upper stage.
That day’s flight was carrying more than 2 tons of goods, including 1,500 pounds of food, provisions for the crew and science experiments.
Bad things happen but they sure lead to success after all.
That’s what happened that day!