The Antares rocket was all set to make its way to the International Space Station to resupply the astronauts floating around up there.
NASA confirmed that a “vehicular anomaly” occurred, and said it’s currently examining the situation.
Antares was a private rocket made by Orbital Sciences, which contracts for NASA. Thankfully, it was an unmanned craft and there are currently no reports of injuries at the launch site.
Update (9:50am): NASA has confirmed nobody was injured.
Update (9:55am): NASA is giving live updates on its Ustream channel which you can watch below.