On October 28th the Antares rocket was planned to launch and deliver supplies to the International Space Station. However, that launch made a turn for the worst Orbital Sciences the group that created the rocket used to remote detonate after they knew the Antares was going to be a failed launch.
The rocket took off with about 5,000 pounds of supplies which included scientific equipment, as well as general supplies for the crew on board. The exact reason for the failure is not known some point to the engine which was made in the 1960’s from age old soviet technology. These were engines used in the Cold War and they were used as a way to reduce the cost of creating an entirely new engine. This is the main suspect by analysts who were not directly involved in the investigation.
There is one true fact regarding this launch the after math is breathtakingly terrifying.
Watch The Take Off: