January 02, 2017

"SpaceX rockets may return to flight as early as Sunday, according to the company."

CNN: The news comes following an in-depth investigation into the explosion of a rocket from SpaceX's September mission. by Matt McFarland

'The company said in a statement Monday the botched launch was due to a failed pressure vessel in a liquid oxygen tank. The vessel buckled, causing liquid oxygen to accumulate. It believes this led to friction, sparks and the explosion.

'SpaceX conducted the investigation along with officials from NASA, the Federal Aviation Authority, the U.S. Air Force and the National Transportation Safety Board.

'The Federal Aviation Administration will have to sign off on the report and issue SpaceX a license to launch. SpaceX appears optimistic it will be launching rockets again soon.'

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