TITLE

Swedish rocket breaks up after liftoff

AUTHOR(S)
Kirwin, Joe
PUB. DATE
May 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/18/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1769, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that Maxus 1, a rocket built jointly by Sweden and Germany, disintegrated above its launch pad in Lapland. Design of the rocket to compete with the space shuttle as a vehicle for experiments in microgravity; Comments of Jan Englund of the Swedish space center on the disintegration; Solid propellant fuel of the rocket; Lead time for a microgravity experiment on the rocket.
ACCESSION #
10491087

 

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