Showing posts with label model rockets. Show all posts
Showing posts with label model rockets. Show all posts

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:

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

VA. Space Flight Academy Announces Day Camp Session

The Virginia Space Flight Academy is pleased to present a Day Camp session of Space Flight Adventure Camp, July 5 through July 9, 2010. This session offers local students between the ages of 11 and 15 the same unique opportunities that attract campers from across the U.S., at less than half the price of residence camp tuition.

Campers build and launch model rockets, explore robotics using Lego MindStorm kits, fly cross-country with Microsoft Flight simulator, engineer a simulated rocket launch in an actual NASA mission control room, go behind the scenes of many departments at NASA Wallops Flight Facility, and more!
Camp tuition is $300, and bus service is available. Day camp registration is not available online, so call (757)824-3800 soon to reserve a spot for your favorite future space explorer.