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Musk: Snapped Strut Caused SpaceX Launch Failure

Last month’s SpaceX rocket failure was caused by a structural failure and could have been saved if its parachute had been deployed, CEO Elon Musk said on Monday.

Musk, the founder of SpaceX, discussed the preliminary results of an investigation into the June 28 rocket launch failure in a teleconference Monday. The investigation is still ongoing.

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This article originally appeared on Recode.net.

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