Space Transport Corp. X-Prize rocket goes BOOM!

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Swampcat

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Engine flaw dooms space-race rocket<br /><blockquote><p align="left"><font color="yellow">Low-budget launch vehicle blows up on Washington coast</font>/p><br /><p align="left"><font color="yellow">QUEETS, Wash. - A team taking a low-budget stab at the $10 million Ansari X Prize for private spaceflight suffered a setback Sunday, when their rocket malfunctioned and exploded after shooting less than 1,000 feet in the air.</font>/p></p></p></blockquote><br /><br />Space Transport Corp. website. <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> <font size="3" color="#ff9900"><p><font size="1" color="#993300"><strong><em>------------------------------------------------------------------- </em></strong></font></p><p><font size="1" color="#993300"><strong><em>"I hold it that a little rebellion now and then is a good thing, and as necessary in the political world as storms in the physical. Unsuccessful rebellions, indeed, generally establish the encroachments on the rights of the people which have produced them. An observation of this truth should render honest republican governors so mild in their punishment of rebellions as not to discourage them too much. It is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government."</em></strong></font></p><p><font size="1" color="#993300"><strong>Thomas Jefferson</strong></font></p></font> </div>
 
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mrmorris

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<br />And Armadillo's ran out of fuel and went crunch. Not a good day for X-Prizers.
 
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crossovermaniac

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That's okay. Old biplanes crash, Model T's break down, and spaceships crash. A day in the life of breaking new ground.
 
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propforce

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Not bad work considering both founders are only 26 yrs old !! <div class="Discussion_UserSignature"> </div>
 
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the_ten

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<font color="yellow">"That's okay. Old biplanes crash, Model T's break down, and spaceships crash. A day in the life of breaking new ground."</font>ell put!
 
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