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Sensor failure led to Soyuz launch failure, says Roscosmos

John Robson Silver badge

Re: spacecraft design

The launch escape for Apollo got tested...

" There was some doubt it would on Apollo, though it never got tested fortunately."

Of course the test flight was a technical failure, in that the booster used failed before reaching the appropriate altitude... The abort launch escape system however performed flawlessly, detecting the breakup and pulling the command module away to a safe landing.

Surely the absolutely best flight to have a booster failure on.

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