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Elon Musk takes to Twitter in hunt for SpaceX explosion clues

New video captures SpaceX explosion

Elon Musk says the SpaceX rocket that blew up into a fireball on a Cape Canaveral launch pad is proving to be the most complex failure the firm has faced in 14 years.

The Falcon 9 rocket blew up on September 1, destroying a Spacecom communications satellite which included a Facebook project designed to expand internet access in sub-Saharan Africa.

In a Tweet Friday, Musk outlined the challenge facing the investigation which involves NASA, the Air Force and the Federal Aviation Administration.

As the company tries to piece together what went wrong, SpaceX asked people with audio, photos or videos of the incident to forward the materials to the company.

Shortly after the accident, SpaceX CEO Musk said the explosion happened when propellant was being loaded but the actual root cause has yet to be determined.

Today Musk said there is still no obvious cause.

Musk also used Twitter to ask anyone for support and advice from people, particularly those who had recordings of the event.

Israel's Space Communication, who lost the satellite in the inferno, said Sunday it could seek $50 million or a free flight from SpaceX.

In a final tweet Musk said he would return to working on a blog posting updating on Tesla's autopilot software tomorrow.