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November 5th, 2015

US Air Force Loses Its Stripes... The Super Strypi Launch Vehicle Failed Taking Small Sats With It

[Satnews] "The ORS-4 mission on an experimental Super Strypi launch vehicle failed in mid-flight shortly after liftoff at 5:45 p.m. Hawaii Standard Time (7:45 p.m. PST; 10:45 p.m. EST) on November 3, from the Pacific Missile Range Facility off Barking Sands, Kauai, Hawaii. Additional information will be released as it becomes available."  END USAF Statement

Additionally, the rocket, with a collection of small satellites into orbit as part of the ORS-4 mission for the Department of Defense, suffered a failure around a minute into first stage flight.