Posts Tagged ‘explosion’

Elon Musk asks Twitter for help with ‘complex’ Falcon 9 explosion

Elon Musk asks Twitter for help with ‘complex’ Falcon 9 explosion

Earlier this month, a Falcon 9 rocket built by SpaceX exploded on the launchpad, causing a blast that reportedly shook buildings several miles away. SpaceX is now scrambling to find out what went wrong, and this morning, CEO Elon Musk even tweeted a request for footage of the event from any witnesses. Musk’s tweets suggest that...

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Several dead, wounded after explosion in Turkey capital city Ankara

Several dead, wounded after explosion in Turkey capital city Ankara

Amy R. ConnollyANKARA, Turkey, March 13 (UPI) — Several people are reported dead after an explosion — possibly a car bomb — near a bus station in Ankara, Turkey. Top News – UPI.com

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Explosion in Mexico leads to 60 migrants escaping gang captivity

Explosion in Mexico leads to 60 migrants escaping gang captivity

Andrew V. PestanoREYNOSA, Mexico, Feb. 9 (UPI) — An gas explosion in Reynosa, Mexico, led to the discovery of a gang safe house where at least 60 Central American migrants were held hostage. Top News – UPI.com

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Daallo Airlines plane explosion: Cellphone video shows blast aftermath, pilot describes scene

Daallo Airlines plane explosion: Cellphone video shows blast aftermath, pilot describes scene

MOGADISHU – The cellphone video pans from passengers, some wearing oxygen masks, in seats toward the back of the airliner in flight, and then swivels to the empty front area with a hole in the side of the cabin, the result of an explosion soon after takeoff from Somalia’s capital. The passengers bunched in...

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Family of 4 killed in northeast Ohio house explosion

Family of 4 killed in northeast Ohio house explosion

NORTHFIELD CENTER, Ohio (AP) — A mother and her young daughter are dead and two other people remain unaccounted for after a house explosion in northeast Ohio. The explosion happened Monday night in Northfield Center Township. Fire Chief Frank Risko says the bodies of the mother and child were found on the first floor...

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At least 10 killed in Istanbul explosion at popular tourist district

At least 10 killed in Istanbul explosion at popular tourist district

Andrew V. PestanoISTANBUL, Turkey, Jan. 12 (UPI) — At least 10 people died after an explosion at the popular Sultanahmet district of Istanbul, Turkey, near the city’s historic Blue Mosque. Top News – UPI.com

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10 dead, 15 wounded in Istanbul tourist district explosion

10 dead, 15 wounded in Istanbul tourist district explosion

Policemen secure an area at the historic Sultanahmet district, which is popular with tourists, after an explosion in Istanbul, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. The private Dogan news agency says at least two people were hospitalized following an explosion in the historic center of Istanbul. (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis) ISTANBUL (AP) — An explosion in a...

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Watch Orbital’s first launch since last year’s rocket explosion at 5:55PM ET

Watch Orbital’s first launch since last year’s rocket explosion at 5:55PM ET

Today, Orbital ATK is getting back into launching spacecraft again, after being grounded for more than a year. The private spaceflight company will be sending up its Cygnus cargo capsule — filled with 7,000 pounds of food, water, and supplies — to the International Space Station this afternoon. It’s the first launch for Orbital since...

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Explosion hits bus carrying presidential guards in Tunis

Explosion hits bus carrying presidential guards in Tunis

By BOUAZZA BEN BOUAZZA, Associated Press TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — An explosion hit a bus carrying members of Tunisia’s presidential guard in the country’s capital Tuesday, killing at least 11 people, the Interior Ministry said. The blast occurred on the tree-lined avenue in the center of the capital, Tunis. The explosion came 10 days...

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Explosion damages Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine

Explosion damages Tokyo’s Yasukuni Shrine

Ed AdamczykTOKYO, Nov. 23 (UPI) — No one was injured Sunday when an explosion went off at Tokyo’s controversial Yasukuni Shrine, an incident police said could have been politically motivated. Top News – UPI.com

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