Explosion at Cape Canaveral – level 1

06-09-2016 07:00

SpaceX is a company. It makes rockets. These rockets go to space. This news is about one of its rockets.

The rocket is in Florida. People test it. Something is wrong. People can see black smoke. The rocket explodes. This is not the company’s first fail.

SpaceX is only 14 years old. Elon Musk is the boss of SpaceX. He wants to make space travel cheaper. In 2018, he wants to send robots to Mars. In 2024, he wants to send people to Mars.

Difficult words: company (a firm, a business), fail (when something goes wrong).

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