In McGregor, Texas, just outside of Waco, SpaceX's F9R rocket blew up during a test flight due to an internal "anomaly" that triggered an automatic self-destruct system. The good news: the fail safes worked. The bad news: the fail safes detonated a rocket hovering above CENTRAL TEXAS, not the Gulf of Mexico.
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