Armadillo ready for LLC Take 2

Mod prepped for second LLC1 flight

Armadillo Aerospace just left the staging area to head to the launch pad for their second attempt at the Lunar Lander Challenge Level 1. The problem that forced them to scrub the first attempt was with their igniter, which failed to work at the pad this morning. They found foreign debris in the igniter–perhaps shaken into place during the journey from Dallas to New Mexico–and took the vehicle back to the pad to clean it out. The igniter is working well now and they are confident that they’ll be able to win at least the Level 1 challenge by Sunday afternoon. As John Carmack put it, “It would take extraordinarily bad luck not to walk away with at least the Level 1 prize.”

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