Showing posts with label Terrier--Orion Rocket. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Terrier--Orion Rocket. Show all posts

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Test Flight From NASA On Thursday

A test flight of a NASA Terrier suborbital rocket motor will be conducted between 9 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8 from the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, officials announced.

The backup launch days are Sept. 9 and 10.

The rocket will only be visible in the Wallops area. The NASA Visitor Center will open at 8:30 a.m. on launch day for viewing the launch.

This launch will not be webcast since the Terrier motor burn will be visible for only 6 seconds, according to officials.

Launch status is available on the Wallops launch status line at (757) 824-2050.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Rocket Launch From NASA Set For Thursday Morning

REMINDER....... Tomorrow Morning!

A Terrier-Orion suborbital sounding rocket is set to launch from NASA on Thursday June 24th between 6:00 AM and 9:00 AM. The rocket will be the culmination of eleven experiments by different universities which where developed in a week long workshop where partakers learned how to build small experiments which can be launched onto suborbital rockets. A back up launch has been scheduled between June 25 and June 28.

The launch will be visible to people along the Wallops area and people along northern seaside coastal areas. NASA will open its Visitor Center at 5:00 AM for people wishing to view the launch.

The launch will be web cast beginning at 5 a.m. on launch day at: Launch status can be followed on Twitter at:

Launch status also is available at the Wallops launch status line at 757-824-2050. Further information on the mission is available on the Internet at: