No Glory For Glory…

Glory launched this morning…but did not reach Orbit.  In fact, the latest report says it is somewhere in the Pacific Ocean.  This is disappointing given it was set to take some important measurements of particles in the atmosphere that would have helped Meteorological computer models become more accurate in years to come. During a news conference this morning, the maker of this rocket explained that there was a failure of separation from the fairing which protects the rocket during launch.  This was actually redesigned a few years ago after a similar problem, and has been successful since, but not so successful today.  No word on what will happen next.

Sarah

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