Suborbital Rocket Launches From NASA's Wallops Flight Facility

Photo Credit: NASA / Chris Perry

A Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital rocket carrying experiments developed by university students nationwide in the RockSat-X program was successfully launched at 6 a.m. EDT, August 13, from NASA’s launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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Rock On! Student Experiments Set to Launch on Thursday

A NASA Terrier-Orion sounding rocket leaves the launch pad at the Wallops Flight Facility on June 24, 2010, carrying RockOn! and RockSat-C experiments. Photo Credit: NASA

This week, university students behind four atmospheric and technology experiments will get to see their ideas take flight. Literally. Four student-built experiments are set to launch on […]