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Submission + - NASA Glory satellite fails to reach orbit (bbc.co.uk)

Petaris writes: NASA's Glory satellite has failed to reach orbit because of a fairing separation failure. The satellite has likely fallen into the ocean near the Antarctic. The Taurus XL rocket and the Glory satellite were both constructed by Orbital Sciences Corporation. A similar failure occurred in 2009 with NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO).

Additional resources can be found at these locations:
The BBC News article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-12551861
NASA's Glory mission overview: http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/Glory/main/index.html
NASA's Glory mission site: http://glory.gsfc.nasa.gov/

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