May 16, 2014
THEIR WEAPONS ARE RUSSIAN-MADE TOO:
Once again, a Russian rocket breaks up after launch. (Alissa de Carbonnel, Reuters, Dmitry Solovyov, Reuters / May 16, 2014)
Posted by Orrin Judd at May 16, 2014 7:36 PMA Russian rocket carrying a $275 million telecommunications satellite failed and burned up shortly after launch on Friday, the latest in a series of setbacks for Russia's once-pioneering space industry.