The crash was due to the Glory's launch vehicle Taurus XL which malfunctioned during the flight. Too bad, the costs were estimated to be close to 500 million US dollars. Half a billion. Poor taxpayers.
Anyway, RIP Glory, you would've served well!
|Artist's impression of Glory in the space.|
|The launch. When everything seemed fine.|
|On the ground.|
Twitter - Twitter of Glory program.
Wiki - Wiki of Glory satellite.
NASA - Official web page of the program.