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SpaceX says Falcon 9 explosion at Cape Canaveral on Sept. 1 likely caused by 'breach in the cryogenic helium system'

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News video: SpaceX Reveals What Likely Caused Falcon 9 Explosion

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SpaceX has revealed in a recent statement on its website that the explosion of the Falcon 9 rocket on September 1 was likely caused by a large breach in the helium system. SpaceX suffered a setback on September 1 when its Falcon 9 rocket exploded while fueling up for a test.  On Friday, the...

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