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Monday, August 12, 2013
Student space experiments planned for launch from Virginia
NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket carrying
experiments developed by university students from across the nation
is scheduled for launch Tuesday morning from the Wallops Flight Facility in
experiments were developed through the RockSat-X program conducted
with the Colorado Space Grant Consortium. The goal of the RockSat-X
program is to provide students a hands-on experience in developing
experiments for space flight. This experience allows these students
to apply what they have learned in the classroom to a real world
hands-on activity. Approximately 40 students and instructors will be
at Wallops to witness the launch. The rocket is set for launch between 6 and 10 a.m. EDT. Receive
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