‘This wasn’t planned’: Bezos rocket suffers first launch failure

The rocket company owned by the Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has suffered its first launch failure – with an escape system flinging the crew capsule to safety.

Pictures show flames shooting from the engine about a minute into flight and the capsule firing off from the rocket’s nose.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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