Status Report

RockSat-X Mission Schedule for April 18 from Wallops

By SpaceRef Editor
April 14, 2015
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RockSat-X Mission Schedule for April 18 from Wallops

The RockSat-X payload being carried into space on a NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket is scheduled for launch between 6:30 and 10 a.m., April 18.  The backup days are April 19 – 21. The launch was previously scheduled in March but was postponed because of unacceptable weather for launch and/or payload recovery. The rocket is carrying experiments developed by undergraduate students from the Universities of Colorado, Northwest Nazarene, Puerto Rico; Nebraska and Virginia Tech. 

The Visitor Center will open at 5:30 a.m. on launch day for viewing the mission and Ustream coverage on the Wallops site begins at 5:30 a.m.  

More information on the RockSat-X mission is available at

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