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Striking New Video Footage Captures NASA-Launched Rocket Explosion From 3,000 Feet

"Holy cow!"

Striking new video has emerged of Tuesday's Antares unmanned rocket explosion -- and this footage is from 3,000 feet in the air.

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NASA had planned to use the spacecraft to take supplies to astronauts currently working on the International Space Station. But just six seconds after liftoff from Wallops Island, Virginia, the $200 million rocket exploded.

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Ed Sealing, president and CEO of Sealing Technologies, a Maryland-based cybersecurity and engineering firm, captured this striking video footage from 3,000 feet while on board a Cessna 177 Cardinal plane:

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