Shepherd Rocket

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    Shepherd rocket aborts launch due to ‘mid-flight anomaly’

    (ORDO NEWS) — The launch abort system was triggered one second after the anomaly was detected. If people were on board, it would have saved them. Today’s launch of the New Shepherd mission did not go according to plan and was aborted following a “mid-flight anomaly”. When the missile was about 8.5 kilometers above the ground, the unmanned payload capsule activated the abort motor and flew to safety. This was…