Tag: anomaly

  • Arianespace SES 14/Al Yah 3 launch appears to have failed

    Today’s Ariane 5 launch of the SES 14 and Al Yah 3 satellites appears to have failed sometime after the first stage separation. The launch lifted off at 5:20 pm EST and appeared to be going smoothly with the successful booster separation, payload fairing separation, and first stage engine burnout. However, telemetry from the spacecraft…

  • SpaceX Test Rocket Explodes during Test

    A serious anomaly occurred during the latest flight of SpaceX reusable test rocket F9R resulting in the Flight Termination Software destroying the rocket. ¬†This was the first test flight of the three engine test vehicle which is designed to fly higher than the single engine vehicles that had been tested up to this point. ¬†Elon…