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Thread: Discussion: Armadillo Aerospace Rocket Destroyed

  1. #1
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    Jul 2003
    SUMMARY: Another X Prize contender's rocket crashed over the weekend. Armadillo Aerospace's lead engineer and funder John Carmack reported that their prototype rocket ran out of fuel on a test flight and crashed shortly after takeoff. The $35,000 hydrogen peroxide-powered "Black Armadillo" lifted off from the launch pad and then ran out of fuel 180 metres (590 feet) into the air; it crashed into the ground and was completely destroyed. The team hopes to be flying again in September with a completely new vehicle.

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  2. #2
    StarLab Guest
    Goodness!! h34r: Everyone's crashing!

  3. #3
    Guest Guest
    bad news

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