NASA’s Antares rocket was supposed to resupply the International Space Station but it exploded shortly after liftoff tonight.The rocket was unmanned, thank God.
BREAKING: NASA’s unmanned Antares rocket blows up on liftoff pic.twitter.com/ONwkblwDnB
— NBC Nightly News (@NBCNightlyNews) October 28, 2014
Here’s video from the live stream:
The rocket was owned by Orbital Sciences but was contracted by NASA to stock the space station. The company told the Associated Press that no one was believed to be hurt and the damage appeared to be limited to the facilities.”