Investigation Into Rocket Explosion Released
News story originally written on January 18, 1999
The Air Force finished looking into the explosion of a Titan 4 rocket.
The explosion happened last August. It destroyed the rocket and the
satellite it was launching into orbit.
The investigators found that a bad wire caused the guidance system to
stop working. The rocket then began heading back toward Earth and blew
Officials don't know when they'll be able to use other Titan 4 rockets
again. They want to make sure that the same problem won't happen with
the other rockets.
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