Elon Musk mocked after Starship explosion: ‘Maybe have NASA handle rockets’
Composite image of SpaceX explosion and Elon Musk (screengrabs)

Billionaire Elon Musk was the target of jokes on Twitter after his company SpaceX suffered a rocket explosion.


"SpaceX just experienced the biggest explosion yet at its Texas site, where it's testing prototypes for a Mars rocket," Marina Koren of The Atlantic reported.

"A resident who lives nearby—just 2 miles away—said it felt like an earthquake," she added.

Musk was ridiculed following the blast. Here's some of what people were saying: