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Fraser
2011-Mar-04, 02:30 PM
NASA’s Glory mission launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California Friday at 5:09:45 a.m. EST failed to reach orbit.*Telemetry indicated the fairing, the protective shell atop the Taurus XL rocket, did not separate as expected about three minutes after launch. The failure represents a $420 million loss for NASA, and the loss of two [...]

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Trakar
2011-Mar-04, 10:20 PM
Hack attacks, denier-bots and now this,...technologically advanced anti-science Terrorists I tells ya!!

Seriously, this is a disappointing set-back, hopefully a replacement mission will be quickly instigated.

KaiYeves
2011-Mar-05, 09:03 PM
Hack attacks, denier-bots and now this,...technologically advanced anti-science Terrorists I tells ya!!

That'd be an interesting idea for a villain group in one of my fan-fics. Hm... *grabs pencil and paper*