This morning’s SpaceX explosion at Cape Canaveral has been widely reported via social media via news outlets as well as those Brevard County residents who happened to be in the area and quickly shot photos. Take a look below.

The explosion happened this morning during a test firing of the SpaceX rocket in advance of Saturday’s planned launch.

Press release below from U.S. Air Force:

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla. – At approximately 9:07 a.m. this morning an explosion occurred at launch complex 40 on Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.  Initial reports indicated that there were no causalities and has been no threat to public safety.   CCAFS Emergency Management is providing the initial on-scene response. Roadblocks will be set up in and around CCAFS, so we ask that you avoid the entrance to the Air Force Station until further notice.  We will provide updates as they become available.

More on the SpaceX explosion at CBS Miami.



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