"On the other hand, this is news, not the editorial page, so we must ask that she not express value judgments."
Couldn't agree more. Terms like this have no place in hard news, but have...
That thinking is what got Orbital into this mess to begin with.
The Rocket To Nowhere™
Scanner & Twitter reports of one injured, one fatality.
Sounds like SpaceX's team are the 'go-to guys' for supersonic retropulsion. Next up: landing a returned stage on a solid surface.