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NASA Hypersonic Test Rocket Destroyed After Launch

NASA Destroys Rocket Shortly After Launch at Wallops Island Hampton Roads Virginia Pilot “An experimental rocket carrying $17 million worth of NASA experiments was destroyed early Friday morning after it veered off course soon after launch from the Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore. “Explosive charges on the nose of the rocket were detonated by NASA about 27 seconds after the 5:10 a.m. launch.” NASA and ATK Investigate Failed […]

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  • August 24, 2008
Hypersonic Test Set to Blast off From Wallops on Friday

The next big thing in rocket power The Virginian-Pilot “A 5-in-1 experiment on hypersonic flight and rocket design is scheduled to launch early Friday from Wallops Island, carrying NASA and Navy payloads. “The 10-minute flight, expected to reach 200 nautical miles in height, will end in the Atlantic Ocean. Information recorded during flight will last much longer, contributing to the development of jet-powered vehicles that can fly up to seven […]

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  • August 20, 2008