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Blue Origin lose vehicle

Posted by: JamesHughes - Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:00 pm
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Post Blue Origin lose vehicle   Posted on: Fri Sep 02, 2011 10:00 pm

Mach 1.2 and 45kft - they've been keeping that quiet.

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Post Re: Blue Origin lose vehicle   Posted on: Sun Sep 04, 2011 4:37 am
Yup, newspace has a detailed write up and summary of all the articles. ... the-media/

Vehicle was destroyed when it went off course.

What is more interesting is the design. Definitely a VTVL stage 1, the legs appear to have retracted after take-off. And its big.

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