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Antares initial explosion flash

Antares initial explosion flash

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NASA / Joel Kowsky

Antares initial explosion flash
A bright flash and debris emerge from the bottom of Antares' core stage seconds after liftoff on Oct. 28, 2014. The rocket fell back to the ground and exploded.

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Original image data dated on or about October 28, 2014

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