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NASA’s Morpheus spacecraft crashes and explodes during test flight

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Posted at 7:49 AM, Aug 10, 2012
and last updated 2012-08-10 07:49:52-04

The vertical takeoff and landing rocket Morpheus crashed and exploded a few seconds after lifting off during its first untethered test flight at the Kennedy Space Center on Thursday. According to NASA, Morpheus could be used in the future for landing cargo missions on the moon.