SpaceX says failure of helium storage tank caused September rocket explosion


Four months after a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on a Florida launch pad, SpaceX said Monday that the cause was a failed composite overwrapped pressure vessel used to store liquid helium. In the final update to its investigation, the space company said one of three such tanks in the rocket’s larger, second-stage liquid oxygen tank failed,…


SpaceX says failure of helium storage tank caused September rocket explosion
SpaceX says failure of helium storage tank caused September rocket explosion

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