CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — SpaceX said Friday it's closer to understanding last month's rocket explosion at the launch pad and aims to resume flights by year's end. The rocket touched down on a platform in the Pacific but immediately toppled over. ANOTHER SPACEX FALCON-9 …

It's the first SpaceX launch from Florida since a Falcon 9 exploded on the launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on September 1, 2016. SpaceX failed to land its Falcon 9 rocket on a floating platform at sea for the fourth time. SpaceX rocket explodes at Cape Canaveral two days before launch Published Thu, Sep 1 2016 2:31 PM EDT Updated Thu, Sep 1 2016 3:19 PM EDT Robert Ferris @in/robert-ferris-a482061/ @RobertoFerris The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket a moment before it exploded Aug. 1, 2016 on its launch pad at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. SpaceX, fresh off a successful rocket landing last month, tried to recreate the feat but failed. The explosion … Elon Musk: SpaceX rocket explosion is 'most difficult' failure in 14 years by Charles Riley @CRrileyCNN September 9, 2016: 6:47 AM ET Explosion at SpaceX … Explosion at SpaceX launch pad destroys rocket, satellite

On September 1st, 2016, during a routine test, two days before launch, the SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket exploded on launch pad 40 at Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral.

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – SpaceX founder and CEO Elon Musk is seeking help in finding out what caused a rocket to ignite last week at Cape Canaveral. there was that huge launch pad explosion in 2016, one that shook the ground and rattled windows in much of brevard county.

SpaceX leases launchpad SLC-40, 1 from which six of the company's nine remaining 2016 launches are scheduled to depart. If successful, it would be the first crewed spacecraft launch in … On Wednesday at 4:33 p.m., SpaceX plans to launch two NASA astronauts to the International Space Station. The accident was filmed in high definition by an association of US veterans, USLaunchReport , specialized in the recording of rocket launches at Cape Canaveral. SpaceX believes it has gotten to the core of what caused the Falcon 9 explosion on September 9, 2016, that sent the rocket and the $200 million Facebook satellite it was carrying up in a … USLaunchReport