Rocket Explodes At Wallops

Video: Rocket Bound for ISS Explodes on Launchpad in Virginia, Area Locked Down to Recover ‘Lost Crypto-Technology’

  Hours after being delayed due to a sailboat wandering within the 40-mile ‘Hazard Zone’, an unmanned Antares rocket carrying vital supplies to the International Space Station exploded at launch at the Wallops Launch Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, just after sundown. Fires were seen burning for more than an hour after launch as emergency…

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Russia and US Space Friends

NASA suspends contact with Russia over Ukraine crisis

Citing Russia’s ongoing violations of Ukraine’s sovereign and territorial integrity, NASA told its officials today that the agency is suspending all contact with Russian government representatives. In an internal NASA memorandum obtained by The Verge, the agency said that the suspension includes travel to Russia, teleconferences, and visits by Russian government officials to NASA facilities. NASA is…

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