Amos 6 Satellite destroyed during preparations at SpaceX launch site

Amos 6 Satellite destroyed in an explosion during launch preparations earlier today at the SpaceX Launch Complex at Cape Canaveral. The Amos 6 launch was scheduled for the 3rd of Sep. and it is unknown at this stage what caused the explosion . SpaceX released an update on their web site – It is the second Satellite that Spacecom lost in less than 12 months. Back in Nov. 2015, Amos 5 Satellite suffered a technical malfunction and was never recovered. You can read about the Amos 5 failure in the news section of our web site.