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NASA postpones rocket launch from Wallops due to weather

Aug 11, 2015

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) — NASA says it has postponed the launch of a rocket carrying student experiments because of poor weather.

The Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket had been scheduled to launch Tuesday morning from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

NASA says the launch has been rescheduled for Wednesday between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Thursday and Friday are backup launch dates.

Community college and undergraduate students from seven higher education programs across the nation developed the experiments through the RockSat-X program.

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