AQUILO III

The Aquilo III rocket meet an untimely end. The launch saw the tragic loss of the rocket.  At ignition, the rocket immediately exploded. There was a failure of the retainer bolts in the forward closure. The bolts were too short, which lead to a structural failure. After the failure, the engine was updated and upgraded to a snap-ring design.

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Rocket
Apogee
Mass
Diameter
Maximum thrust
Total Impulse
AQUILO III
Structural failure at ignition
13158 grams
156 mm
1008 N
3350 Ns