SpaceX Starship SN1 at Boca Chica experiences explosion

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SpaceX Starship SN1 explodes (source: LabPadre)

Officials confirmed Friday that an accidental cryogenic explosion took place at the Space X site in Boca Chica.

Port Isabel officials have no injuries reported as of now.

Video of the explosion was captured by LabPadre, a YouTube channel that captures the daily activity of the Space X Boca Chica facility.

According to the video’s timestamps, the explosion occurred at 10 PM on Friday.

Port Isabel announced that there are reports of people affected by the explosion.

Anyone who suffered an injury due to the explosion is advised to call Port Isabel’s non-emergency number at (956) 943-2727.

This story will be updated as we work to get more information.

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