Rocket launches from Va. carrying student projects

Aug 13, 2013

A NASA rocket carrying experiments developed by university students from across the nation has been launched from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

The Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital was launched at 6 a.m. Tuesday.

The experiments were developed through the RockSat-X program with the Colorado Space Grant Consortium. Approximately 40 students and instructors were at Wallops to witness the .

Explore further: Similarities between aurorae on Mars and Earth

Related Stories

Recommended for you

Ariane 5's second launch of 2015

3 hours ago

An Ariane 5 lifted off last night from Europe's Spaceport in Kourou, French Guiana and delivered two telecom satellites into their planned orbits.

User comments : 0

Please sign in to add a comment. Registration is free, and takes less than a minute. Read more

Click here to reset your password.
Sign in to get notified via email when new comments are made.