The rocket exploded seconds after launch.
The incident occurred on Wednesday during a test event at the Vandenberg Space Base in California.
According to the Tribune, authorities said the rocket exploded just 11 seconds after launch.
A fire broke out, but no one was injured.
Colonel Kris Barcomb, deputy commander of Space Launch Delta 30, said: “We always have emergency response teams on standby before every launch.
“Safety is our priority at all times.”
It is not known what caused the rocket to explode.
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