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SpaceX Falcon 9 explodes on launch pad destroying Facebook communication satellite

SpaceX Falcon 9 explodes on launch pad destroying Facebook communication satellite The spacecraft exploded while still on the launchpad in preparation for a launch this weekend at Cape Canaveral, Florida.Facebook and satellite provider Eutelsat spent $95 million to license satellite’s Ka-band communications array for five years.

SpaceX blames recent rocket explosion on helium tank breach

SpaceX blames recent rocket explosion on helium tank breach Several weeks ago, SpaceX suffered another blow to its efforts to make private spaceflight a viable business when a Falcon 9 rocket exploded on the launchpad during a pre-flight test.The explosion resulted in the loss of the rocket and the payload, a satellite that was to be used for Facebook’s internet.

Samsung reveals root cause of Galaxy Note 7 failures, fires

Samsung reveals root cause of Galaxy Note 7 failures, fires Ever since Samsung recalled, reissued, and double-recalled the Galaxy Note 7, there’s been curiosity and contention over what, exactly, killed the phone.When the Galaxy Note 7 launched, Samsung was dual-sourcing its batteries.

Explosions used to make large quantities of graphene

Explosions used to make large quantities of graphene The problem is that graphene is incredibly difficult to make, but researchers at Kansas State University (KSU) might have stumbled upon a solution.The KSU team was working on creating carbon soot aerosol gels with combustion.

SodaStream recalls some bottles since they might explode in your face

SodaStream recalls some bottles since they might explode in your face Believe it or not, repeatedly pumping carbon dioxide into a small bottle might just make it go boom.The one-liter bottles in question have a blue tint and base, dishwasher safe labels and an expiration date of April 2020.

MashTalk: Is SXSW finally growing up?

MashTalk: Is SXSW finally growing up? On this week's MashTalk podcast, the Mashable tech team recaps the highs and lows of SXSW, dives into exploding headphones (ugh—more exploding tech to freak out about?) and discusses why the idea of Facezam (a fake app that would have been the "Shazam for faces") should scare you.