Antares down!

A rocket carrying supplies for ISS exploded within seconds of launch yesterday. The rocket, Antares was created and operated by Orbital Science Corp and was carrying their spacecraft Cygnus, supplies for ISS and some experimental stuff. It was very sad and unfortunate. They were using 60’s style engines, which some people are blaming for failure.

Nevertheless, it was a costly failure ($200 million). It would be really unfortunate if it was because of the company trying to save money and using old engines.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2014/10/28/breaking_antares_rocket_explodes_on_takeoff.html

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