Valve failure caused Angara scrub

The first test flight of Russia’s new Angara rocket was scrubbed because loss of pressure in the fuel system because of a valve failure.

As expected, this failure requires them to take the rocket off the launchpad to replace the valve.

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  • wodun

    It is amazing that with all of these types of failures pointing to quality control issues, we still cant replicate the metallurgy of their engines.

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