A third Starship prototype rocket belonging to Elon Musk's SpaceX company exploded during testing at Boca Chica in Texas, Friday.

Footage shows the rocket breaking up during a pressure test as heavy smoke billows from the vessel.

Musk tweeted following the incident that the failure might had been the result of a 'test configuration mistake.'

Friday's test failure at Boca Chica, follows two previous SpaceX rocket incidents in March and November last year.

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