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SpaceX held a test of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft on April 20, 2019 which ended with an explosion at the NewSpace firm's Landing Zone 1 at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Today, SpaceX released what it believes to have caused the accident during a briefing earlier this afternoon.
CAPE CANAVERAL Fla. — SpaceX sent its first dedicated payload for the National Reconnaissance Office into space May 1, 2017. While the nature of the payload was classified, the launch itself provided some of the clearest views of a returning Falcon 9 first stage yet.
A July 18 Orlando Sentinel article reported SpaceX is seeking U.S. government approval to access two new landing areas at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station to support returning stages for the future Falcon Heavy launch vehicle.