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Quote:Was it a test, or was it carrying something? (I can't get to the vid.)
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Quote:The nosecone jettisoned apparently the payload was recovered..
Quote:In this case, it seems like being allowed to impact the ground at a safe distance from the launch pad may have been the best event anyway. Had it been destroyed before it had completely pitched over, debris would have rained down over the facilities.
Quote:There is no excuse for not having a self-destruct system on any large launcher like this.
Michael Gilmer - Member of the Meteoritical Society & Collector of Falling Stars.
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