NASA rocket launch

SpaceX creates history by successfully launching NASA astronauts into orbit

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk-owned SpaceX created history by becoming the first private rocket company to launch two American astronauts toward orbit from Florida on Saturday (May 30). The mission is significant as it marks the first spaceflight of NASA astronauts from Ameircan soil after a gap of over nine years.

May 31, 2020, 06:18 AM IST

NASA creating artificial clouds in space with rocket launch today

The launch of the NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket for the vapor release mission is on schedule for Thursday, June 29, with the liftoff time has been refined to 4:25 – 4:48 a.m. EDT, says the US space agency.

Jun 29, 2017, 09:38 AM IST

NASA's tenth attempt at launching sounding rocket to create interstellar clouds postponed

These clouds, or vapor tracers, that will allow scientists on the ground or by aircraft to visually track particle motions in space, may be visible along the mid-Atlantic coastline from New York to North Carolina.

Jun 24, 2017, 12:08 PM IST

NASA nighttime rocket launch to create artificial clouds scrapped again; next attempt on Saturday

The launch of a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket that will create artificial, colourful clouds in space has now been rescheduled for Saturday, June 24, with a launch window between 9:07 and 9:22 p.m. EDT.

Jun 21, 2017, 10:52 AM IST

After scrapping several times, NASA rocket launch to create artificial clouds in space set for tonight

As per the US space agency, the launch of the NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket scheduled for Monday, June 19, has been postponed to June 20, Tuesday, because the weather is not expected to be conducive for launch. 

Jun 20, 2017, 11:39 AM IST

NASA sounding rocket launch at Wallops scrapped for 7th time – Know why

NASA syas the launch is now scheduled for no earlier than Thursday, June 15, with a launch window from 9:05 to 9:20 p.m. EDT.

Jun 14, 2017, 09:26 AM IST

Sounding rocket that will capture 1500 images of the Sun launching today, announces NASA!

RAISE images are used to create a data product called a spectrogram, which separates light from the Sun into all its different wavelength components.

May 05, 2017, 15:49 PM IST

NASA to launch 5 rockets quickly to track winds

NASA will be launching a series of rockets to learn more about the little-understood jet stream winds that circle the Earth at the edge of space.

Mar 08, 2012, 11:07 AM IST