SpaceX Falcon 9 with Amos-6 payload. Credit: SpaceX
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes Sept. 1 during fueling  operation in preparation for a static-fire test. 
Credit: USLaunchReport.com video
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk speaking with National Reconnaissance Office employees Oct. 13 at NRO headquarters in Chantilly, Virginia. Credit: NRO via Twitter
Falcon 9 moments after lifting off from Cape Canaveral's Complex 40 launch pad. Credit: Craig Vander Galien for SpaceNews
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes Sept. 1 during fueling  operation in preparation for a static-fire test. 
Credit: USLaunchReport.com video
A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket explodes Sept. 1 during fueling  operation in preparation for a static-fire test. 
Credit: USLaunchReport.com video
The payload fairing holding the Amos-6 satellite falls to the ground following the explosion of a SpaceX Falcon 9 that had been scheduled to launch Sept. 3. Credit: USLaunchReport.com video