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Rocket Launch Completed from NASA Wallops
06.10.11
 
Terrier-Orion liftoff on June 10, 2011 A Terrier-Orion sounding rocket lifts off from Wallops Island, Va. June 10, 2011. Credit: NASA/Wallops Flight Facility
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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. – The launch of a NASA Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket was successfully conducted at 7:16 a.m. EDT today from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch was to test several new rocket and spacecraft technologies.

Further information on this mission is available at:
http://www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/news/SMARTfeature.html
http://www.nasa.gov/topics/technology/features/thermal-control-tech.html

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

Launch information also is available on the Wallops launch status line at 757-824-2050.

The next launch currently scheduled from Wallops is a NASA Terrier-Improved Orion carrying educational experiments. The launch window is June 23 – 25 between 6 and 9 a.m.
 
 
Wallops Release No. 11-12

Keith Koehler
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va.
757-824-1579
Keith.A.Koehler@nasa.gov