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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Falcon 9 loses an engine

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Falcon 9 loses an engine In this animation from SpaceX's CRS-1 flight, the top-right engine (number one) is engulfed in an orange flash, just before several pieces of debris fall from the Falcon 9.

SpaceX / animation by Jason Davis

Copyright holder: Jason Davis

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Contact us to request publication permission from the copyright holder. Original image data dated on or about October 7, 2012

 

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