The unfortunate first free flight of Armadillo’s SuperMod

The video speaks for itself.

Reason for anomaly given by Armadillo:

“Instability caused by unexpected gas in the fuel inlet led to the engine shearing its supports and creating a significant yaw force on the rocket, leading to the fin section being destroyed by aerodynamic loads.”

Read the full story on the SuperMod flight along with the first flight of STIG and what went wrong.

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