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SpaceX explosion occurred with engines off: Musk

Founder calls blast most perplexing failure in 14 years

FIERY END: The Falcon 9 rocket blew up on Sept 1 before a scheduled test launch in Cape Canaveral, incinerating a satellite that Facebook Inc had planned to use.

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SpaceX's billionaire founder Elon Musk called the Falcon 9 explosion its most perplexing failure in 14 years, deepening the mystery surrounding the loss of the satellite-bearing rocket on its launchpad last week.

US investigators are looking into why the Falcon 9 rocket,...

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