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Launch of new Russian space rocket aborted
Associated Press/Sun Herald ^
| June 27, 2014
| VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV
Posted on 06/27/2014 7:37:27 PM PDT by WhiskeyX
MOSCOW The first launch of Russia's new space rocket after two decades of development was aborted Friday moments before its blastoff, as President Vladimir Putin was watching via live feed.
Last month, the launch of Russia's Proton-M booster also ended in failure, and the same type of rocket also failed at launch last July, leading to the loss of three navigation satellites.
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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Russia
KEYWORDS: angara; chat; proton; rocket
The loss of the Ukrainian engineers and manufacturing has had an impact upon the Russian space programs.
posted on 06/27/2014 7:37:27 PM PDT
Those folks now aboard the ISS should begin to get just a tad worried.
posted on 06/27/2014 7:54:15 PM PDT
by Dick Bachert
(Ignorance is NOT BLISS. It is the ROAD TO SERFDOM! We're on a ROAD TRIP!!)
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