Home :: New Scientist – ‘Anomalies’ in first private spaceflight revealed

New Scientist: “Melvill’s first frightening moment on the historic flight came at the very instant he flipped the switch to turn on the hybrid rocket motor. The craft suddenly lurched over 90 degrees to the right, and as soon as he brought it back to level it then rolled 90 degrees to the right.”

Presumably followed by an unpleasant smell, and an alarmingly full and wet feeling in his underwear.

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