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KRAKKOOM! SpaceX Falcon supply mission to ISS EXPLODES minutes after launch

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Re: It's not as if...

"Now they need to find out why they got an over pressure, mitigate against it happening again and make sure there's a pressure valve capable of handling it if it does happen again."

This is why rocket science remains rocket science. When you are treading on such thin ice as a multistage rocket launch,it isn't just a case of venting overpressure but of eliminating it in the first place. That oxygen is needed to power the rocket...

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