Wednesday, June 22, 2005

Russian Space Agency: Solar Launch Failed

"The world's first solar sail spacecraft crashed back to Earth when its booster rocket failed less than two minutes after Tuesday's takeoff, Russian space officials said Wednesday."

Damnit!

3 comments:

KennyJC said...

lol! that was my sentiments when I saw it on the news as well.

razorsmile said...

"Damnit!"

Not my words exactly but close enough.

W.M. Bear said...

They (understandably) tried to do it on the cheap using Russian technology. I had a bad feeling about it when I read the details before the launch.