SpaceX said Friday that evidence points to a large breach in the rocket's helium system during a routine prelaunch test that turned into a devastating fireball three weeks ago.
A space station supply mission by a Virginia company has been pushed back to October.
SpaceX chief executive Elon Musk is calling last week's launch pad accident the "most difficult and complex failure" in the company's 14-year history.
NASA is going after an asteroid this week like never before.
A massive fireball and explosion erupted Thursday at SpaceX's main launch pad, destroying a rocket as well as a satellite that Facebook was counting on to spread internet service in Africa.
US startup company Moon Express said Wednesday it had received approval from the government to send an unmanned lander to the moon next year, in a first for private industry.
SpaceX finally made good on its delivery of a space station docking port Wednesday morning.
SpaceX aims to launch another load of space station supplies for NASA, including a critical docking port needed by new U.S. crew capsules set to debut next year.
The first virus-hunter in space is all set to conduct some cosmic, new DNA research.
A SpaceX capsule headed back to Earth on Wednesday with precious science samples from NASA's one-year space station resident.