Falcon 1 – Flight 3

8/2/2008 3:34:00 UTC – Kwajalein Atoll – Trailblazer (ORS), PRESat (NASA), NanoSail-D (NASA), Explorers (Celestis)

On August 2nd, 2008, the SpaceX Falcon 1 Flight 3 executed a picture-perfect first stage flight, ultimately reaching an altitude of 217 km, but encountered a problem just after stage separation that prevented the second stage from reaching orbit.

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