The unmanned rocket exploded shortly after launch around 5:45 p.m. during a test flight at the SpaceX testing facility in McGregor.
According to a statement from the company, no injuries were reported.
Witnesses reported several grass fires start from falling debris, but none of the fires were reported to be serious in nature.
The statement from SpaceX goes on to say that the test flight involved a three-engine version of its reusable Falcon 9 rocket.
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