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Education Rocket Launch to be Webcast Live May 20 from Las Cruces, New Mexico

By SpaceRef Editor
May 19, 2011
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The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium (NMSGC) has announced the Third Annual Education Launch will be available to view live online on Friday, May 20. This launch and the yearlong education plan to build experiments is sponsored by NASA through the Summer of Innovation Program.

Three high school experiments and one community college experiment are supported by the New Mexico Gross Receipts Tax revenue, dedicated to supporting spaceport related education. The UP Aerospace SL-5 rocket is scheduled to launch at 7 a.m. MDT.

Pre-launch and launch coverage can be viewed at starting at 6am MDT.

SpaceRef staff editor.