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SpaceX rocket explodes during test flight

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WASHINGTON - A SpaceX rocket exploded in midair during a test flight, though no one was injured, as the company seeks to develop a spacecraft that can return to Earth and be used again. 

In this file photo, a SpaceX rocket is seen being blasted off at Cape Canaveral, Florida, on October 7, 2012

The rocket was a three-engine version of the F9R test vehicle that succeeds SpaceX's Grasshopper prototype.

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