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Fraser
2009-Nov-17, 08:10 PM
The first attempt to send a rocket to the Moon via balloon hit a snag on Monday. The first test of the Aeronautics and Cosmonautics Romanian Association's (ARCA) balloon-launched rocket (or "rockoon") ended in failure when the "inflation arms" used to fill the balloon became entangled in the balloon itself. The arms had to [...]

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publiusr
2009-Nov-20, 08:24 PM
I hope they can get to flying at some point in the future