NASA science mission failures due to faulty materials from partner

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NASA has announced that its investigators have determined the technical root cause for the Taurus XL launch failures that resulted in the loss of the NASA Orbiting Carbon Observatory and the Glory mission in 2009 and 2011 respectively. The root cause was determined to be faulty material provided by aluminum manufacturer Sapa Profiels Inc. (SPI). The NASA Launch Services Platform … Continue reading
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