Orbital rocket from UK suffers "anomaly"

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LauncherOne, the rocket being blasted into space tonight, has suffered an "anomaly," said Virgin Orbit.
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Orbital rocket from UK suffers "anomaly"
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A general view of Cosmic Girl, a repurposed Boeing 747 aircraft carrying the LauncherOne rocket under its left wing, as final preparations are made at Cornwall Airport Newquay on January 9, 2023 in Newquay, United Kingdom.

LauncherOne, the rocket being blasted into space tonight, has suffered an "anomaly," said Virgin Orbit.

"We appear to have an anomaly that has prevented us from reaching orbit. We are evaluating the information," tweeted the American company. "We are evaluating the information."

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