There's been a sad setback for Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic space tourism company today: an explosion during a rocket motor test killed two people and injured another four. It's not clear exactly what happened, but sometime earlier today the nitrous oxide motor exploded on a remote pad at the Mojave Air and Space port, mangling an 18-wheeler and spewing debris hundreds of feet. It's not known who was killed or what effect this will have on Virgin Galactic's future, but we'll keep you updated. [CNN]
Explosion at Virgin Galactic Motor Test Kills Two
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