ORBCOMM Satellite Launched By Falcon 9 Has Fallen To Earth

Universe Today covers deorbit of secondary Space X Falcon 9 payload. One of the Merlin rocket engines had to be shutdown after a reported “anomaly,” resulting in ORBCOMM satellite failing to reach sufficient orbit to remain in space. ORBCOMM implies in press release secondary role in mission and imposed safety check, played role in failure! You Tube video recorded anomaly in slo-mo complete with debris and demonic sound effects!

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