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Offline Snowcrash Topic starter
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Oops.



No news yet on what went wrong but I hear it was an old mothballed rocket that had been refurbished. BABlog has a article here.
Posted October 30, 2014, 19:02:48 PM Logged
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Offline Freddy
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That's an expensive firework.
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Offline DaveMorton
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Comfort the Disturbed! Disturb the Comfortable!

I had read about this last night. How sad. One of the payloads on that rocket was the Arkyd 3 Space Telescope by Planetary Resources (that company had a kickstarter that I had donated to), but they're planning to keep at it. Smiley
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Offline Snowcrash Topic starter
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The problem with using dodgy Russian rocket engines.

Getting to space is still hard. Get one thing wrong and...
Posted October 31, 2014, 17:05:21 PM Logged
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Found this. No real new news but interesting.

Posted November 08, 2014, 08:24:48 AM Logged
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