NASA Rocket Launch Completed

August 4, 2010

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Aug. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The launch of a NASA Black Brant X sounding rocket was successfully launched at 5:15 a.m. today from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This mission was to flight qualify the new production Nihka rocket motor, the third stage in the Black Brant X.

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Information on today’s and future missions from Wallops is available on the Internet at: http://www.nasa.gov/wallops

Also, information on the next mission, currently scheduled for no earlier than August 23, is available on the launch status line at 757-824-2050.


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