US entrepreneur Elon Musk has launched his Starship rocket from its launch website in Texas, for a second time.
The rocket flew for about eight minutes earlier than SpaceX stated it had misplaced contact, and ended its reside stream.
The highest a part of the rocket efficiently separated from the booster, which then exploded.
BBC correspondent Jon Amos says it self-destructed over the Atlantic Ocean.
On the first launch in April, the large rocket broke aside and exploded after 4 minutes.