A private rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station has exploded seconds after launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
A commercial supply ship bound for the International Space Station is ready to launch from the Eastern Shore of Virginia tonight (Oct. 27), and you can watch it live. If you live on the U.S. East Coast, you might even catch a glimpse of the rocket with your own eyes.
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