Like many rocket launch companies, SpaceX learned some its most valuable lessons from the school of hard knocks before nailing an impressive string of 18 successful Falcon 9 missions.
An investigation into what went wrong during Flight 19 is underway, but SpaceX is telling its customers to prepare for potential delays on the order of a few months.
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"Once the root cause is identified, we will be able to better determine any changes to future launch dates," SpaceX wrote in an email to Discovery News.
Here’s a look at some of the high and low points in the 13-year-old company.
Image: The SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket at its Cape Canaveral launch pad before launch on Sunday morning.