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Rocket Launches Affected By Space Radiation
2014-01-09 10:06:19

Orbital Sciences Corp. elected to scrub that day's launch attempt of an Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., due to unusually high levels of space radiation – an example of the ways in which space weather can affect human technology.

NASA TV Coverage Postponed For Orbital Sciences Demonstration Mission
2013-09-17 09:35:16

Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., will postpone by at least 24 hours the launch of its Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia.

2013-09-16 10:20:29

Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., will postpone by at least 24 hours the launch of its Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station.

Frank The Frog Ride
2013-09-12 13:15:17

During a rocket take off, NASA captured an image of an unsuspecting frog being launched through the air at a high velocity.

2013-09-12 11:29:52

NASA Television will air pre- and post-launch news conferences and provide live launch coverage of Orbital Sciences Corporation's cargo resupply demonstration mission to the International Space Station.


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  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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