Facebook’s first ever satellite worth $200m was destroyed when a SpaceX rocket exploded during a test fire.
The space exploration and technologies firm confirmed that Amos-6, part of Mark Zuckerberg’s future vision for the internet, was completely decimated.
A launch was scheduled on Saturday at 1.33PM GMT to deliver the satellite into orbit to help bring the internet to Saharan Africa.
But the SpaceX rocket carrying it burst into flames on a test run shortly before 9am (local time) today. – READ MORE