SpaceX destroys Facebook’s satelite for Africa, Zuckerberg reacts

A Facebook satellite which was planned to beam high-speed internet to Africa was destroyed when a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket during a test on Thursday exploded on the launch pad. The rocket is owned by California-based private space firm and internet entrepreneur Elon Musk.Facebook-satellite-Africa

However, Facebook founder who is presently in Kenya has reacted to the unfortunate incident.

He wrote on his Facebook page;

“As I’m here in Africa, I’m deeply disappointed to hear that SpaceX’s launch failure destroyed our satellite that would have provided connectivity to so many entrepreneurs and everyone else across the continent.”MZ Post

 

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