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  • ATREX Mission Successfully Launched from Wallops

    03.27.12 - NASA successfully launched five suborbital sounding rockets this morning from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia as part of a study of the upper level jet stream.

  • NASA Confirms Launch Date for ATREX

    03.25.12 - A "go" for countdown leading to the launch of five suborbital sounding rockets is set for early March 27, 2-5am.

  • Launch Date for ATREX Five Rocket Mission

    03.24.12 - NASA has scheduled the ATREX launch of 5 suborbital sounding rockets between midnight and 5am EDT, Tuesday, March 27.

  • ATREX Mission Postponed from Wallops

    03.23.12 - The ATREX mission of five rockets from Virginia has been postponed because of weather. The next launch attempt will be no earlier than Monday morning, March 26.

  • ATREX Mission Delayed Due to Weather

    03.23.12 - The ATREX mission of five rockets from Virginia has been postponed because of weather. The next launch attempt will be no earlier than Sunday morning, March 25.

  • ATREX Mission Delayed until March 23

    03.21.12 - NASA has rescheduled the launch of five suborbital sounding rockets from the Wallops Facility in Virginia as part of a study of the upper level jet stream to midnight to 3 a.m., March 23.

  • ATREX Mission Moved to March 22

    03.21.12 - NASA has rescheduled the launch of five suborbital sounding rockets from the Wallops Facility in Virginia as part of a study of the upper level jet stream to midnight to 3 a.m., March 22.

  • Countdown to Begin For Five Sounding Rockets to Illuminate Eastern U.S. Night Sky

    03.20.12 - NASA managers have given a "go" for a countdown leading to the launch of five suborbital sounding rockets just after midnight tonight on a science mission that will briefly create a milky white cloud that may be visible along a large portion of the U.S. east coast.

  • Five Rocket ATREX Set for March 21

    03.19.12 - NASA has scheduled the launch of five suborbital sounding rockets from the Wallops Facility in Virginia as part of a study of the upper level jet stream from midnight to 5 a.m. EDT, Wednesday, March 21.

  • Five Rocket ATREX Moved to March 20

    03.18.12 - The ATREX mission has been postponed to no earlier than the night of March 20 due to expected poor weather along mid-Atlantic coast. Next update is Monday, March 19.

  • Five Rocket ATREX Postponed to March 19

    03.17.12 - The ATREX mission has been rescheduled to no earlier than the night of Monday, March 19, due to the high probability of unacceptable weather on March 18. A launch decision will be made Sunday evening.

  • Five Rocket ATREX Mission Rescheduled to March 18

    03.16.12 - The ATREX mission has been rescheduled to no earlier than the night of Sunday, March 18, due to the high probability of unacceptable weather on March 17. A launch decision will be made Saturday evening.

  • NASA Five Rocket ATREX Mission Rescheduled

    03.15.12 - A high probability of unacceptable weather postpones launch attempt until evening of March 17.

  • NASA Scrubs Five Rocket Mission For Tonight

    03.14.12 - Tonight's launch is postponed due to an internal radio frequency interference issue with one of the rockets. The next launch attempt is no earlier than the night of Friday, March 16.

  • NASA Rocket Launch Scheduled March 15, 2012

    03.12.12 - As part of a study of the upper level jet stream, Wallops is scheduled to launch five suborbital sounding rockets in just over five minutes on March 15.