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Scientists launch rocket into aurora

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the full sky shimmering in green aurora, Saturday night (Feb. 18, 2012) a team of scientists, including space physicist Marc Lessard and graduate students from the University of New Hampshire's ...

dateFeb 20, 2012 in Space Exploration
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NRL refurbishes VAULT2.0 for reflight

Scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) are refurbishing the Very-high Angular resolution ULtraviolet Telescope (VAULT) in preparation for two launches aboard NASA sounding rockets from the Navy's ...

dateOct 27, 2011 in Space Exploration
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High ride with Maxus-8

(PhysOrg.com) -- ESA's Maxus-8 sounding rocket was launched last week from Kiruna in northern Sweden carrying four microgravity research modules on a hectic 12-minute space voyage. The ultimate results may ...

dateMar 29, 2010 in Space Exploration
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