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More detail here.

Analysis of the telemetry from the mission, along with data from the production of the vehicle, led them to conclude that cables to two thrust vector control actuators were inverted. Commands intended to go to one actuator went instead to the other, triggering the loss of control.

 

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Apparently this is the ninth failure of the year which represents a spike in failures. Offset against this was the fact that a number of these involved new launchers.

By "ninth failure," you're talking about the total number of failed space launch attempts by all providers, right?
 

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Apparently this is the ninth failure of the year which represents a spike in failures. Offset against this was the fact that a number of these involved new launchers.

By "ninth failure," you're talking about the total number of failed space launch attempts by all providers, right?
Correct.
 

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Couple of press releases about the failure:


 

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