A rocket carrying student experiments has been launched from Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
NASA says it has postponed the launch of a rocket carrying student experiments because of poor weather.
A SpaceX rocket carrying supplies to the International Space Station erupted Sunday shortly after liftoff.
SpaceX is taking another stab Tuesday at launching an observatory into deep space and landing the rocket booster that carries it up.
NASA says the incorrect installation of equipment caused the launch of a sounding rocket on Virginia’s Eastern Shore to end prematurely.
Crews searched for scorched wreckage along the Virginia coast Wednesday in hopes of determining why an unmanned commercial rocket exploded in a blow to NASA’s strategy of using private companies to send supplies and, eventually, astronauts to the International Space Station.
The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station and warned residents to not touch any debris they might stumble across from the craft, which was carrying hazardous materials.
NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia cancelled a rocket launch just minutes before it was set to take off Monday evening.
The Defense Department is scheduled to launch three rockets from a NASA facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.
A rocket has streaked along the eastern U.S. early evening sky in an unusual sight as NASA put a smartphone and 28 other tiny satellites into orbit.