Skip to comments.Russian rocket explodes and crashes in failed launch
Posted on 07/02/2013 7:50:01 AM PDT by BenLurkin
A Russian rocket exploded in a massive fireball late Monday, destroying three navigation satellites after a failed launch that appeared to veer out of control shortly after liftoff and crash back to Earth.
Russia's Proton rockets have suffered five major launch failures since December 2010. The most recent failure was in December 2012, when a Proton rocket launched a telecommunications satellite into the wrong orbit.
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Well it is almost the 4th of July
Billy-Bob Klintoon & Loral Co; pick-up the red communist phone. It’s Vlad...
“It fall down, go BOOM!”
“So Vlad, still think it was a good idea to give political asylum to Snowden???”
The NSA/CIA has a long reach.
Looked like one of the SRM strap-ons puked.
I was thinking when I looked closely at the video, that one of the rocket gimbals puked (You can see the brown stuff in the plume) and let the nozzle slew hard over and stick, which caused the rocket to start spinning, which lead to it being unable to compensate, which lead to gimbal lock, which led to....
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