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During a reportedly routine test, a SpaceX rocket in Cape Canaveral, Florida exploded this morning. The blast shook buildings “several miles” away from the site and filled the sky with smoke.

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According to the AP, the initial blast “sounded like lightning, but was followed by the sounds of more explosions.” There are no reported injuries.

[UPDATE 11 am: SpaceX says the satellite was destroyed in the explosion.]

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The unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket was scheduled for takeoff at 3 pm this coming Saturday, and was supposed to be carrying a $200 million Israeli satellite. According to TechCrunch, Facebook has a $95 million five-year lease on the Amos-6 communication satellite to provide broadband service for its internet.org initiative.

The Brevard County Emergency Management Office said in a tweet that there is “NO threat to general public from catastrophic abort during static test fire at SpaceX launch pad at CCAFS this morning.”

It is, however, a threat to SpaceX, which has seen multiple attempts to launch Falcon 9's fail over the last two years. The next Falcon 9 is reportedly scheduled for launch next month.