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Stuck fairing was to blame for Taurus XL/Glory failure says NASA but reasons remain unclear

22 Feb 2013, 14:35 UTC
Stuck fairing was to blame for Taurus XL/Glory failure says NASA but reasons remain unclear
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NASA investigatators investigating the Taurus XL launch failure carrying its Glory environmental monitoring mission disclosed that the fairing nose cone did not separate due to its rail not breaking as planned. However, they could not work out why this happened. The full story is available here:
http://www.seradata.com/news/articles/nasa-unable-to-explain-taurus-xl-fairing-failure-382621/

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