EW YORK, September 1. /TASS/. - An explosion has rocked the SpaceX launch site in Florida during a routine test firing of an unmanned rocket, the Associated Press reported on Thursday.
The test was conducted in advance of an Israeli satellite launch planned for Saturday from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.
Eyewitnesses reported that a cloud of dark smoke filled the overcast sky.
Florida Today news portal said quoting the local emergency management office that the blast was no threat to general public.