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East Coasters -- wake up early for a light show in the sky, thanks to NASA

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posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 07:34 PM
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Might be to hazy and cloudy to make fake clouds with radioactive isotopes

Rite!!!

T-3 count will be the g/ng




posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 07:39 PM
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SS from stream...

Cool 😎





posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 07:42 PM
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Wow

The moon should rise at 10 low


edit on 12-6-2017 by iWontGiveUP because: Doh



posted on Jun, 12 2017 @ 08:13 PM
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Skrubbed again

Too many clouds to make fake clouds again

It's the angle of the dangle they tell us



posted on Jun, 15 2017 @ 09:22 AM
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a reply to: iWontGiveUP
NASA
Is this thread about the colorful rocket launch?

The early morning skies along the mid-Atlantic coast will light up with luminescent clouds as NASA tests a new system that supports science studies of the ionosphere and aurora with a sounding rocket launch May 31 from the Wallops Flight Facility on the eastern shore of Virginia. Backup launch days are June 1 through 6.

During the flight of a two-stage Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket between 4:25 and 4:42 a.m. EDT, 10 canisters about the size of a soft drink can will be deployed in the air, 6 to 12 miles away from the 670-pound main payload.

The canisters will deploy between 4 and 5.5 minutes after launch forming blue-green and red artificial clouds. These clouds, or vapor tracers, allow scientists on the ground to visually track particle motions in space.

The development of the multi-canister ampoule ejection system will allow scientists to gather information over a much larger area than previously allowed when deploying the tracers just from the main payload.


I am so glad it has gotten pushed back because I didn't know anything about it and will now possibly get a chance to watch.



posted on Jun, 16 2017 @ 02:06 AM
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As far as I can find this is still scheduled for tonight between 9pm-920pm EST



posted on Jun, 16 2017 @ 06:20 AM
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a reply to: Martin75

Eighth launch attempt tonite
June 16 9:04pm window open

Links throughout Thread should all still work

Will update later this evening
Fingers crossed



posted on Jun, 16 2017 @ 08:15 AM
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a reply to: iWontGiveUP

Thank you for the updates. I've read through and looked at your links.

I hope things are a go this evening!
So exciting! I'm on top of East River Mountain in WV so hoping my elevation allows me to see.



posted on Jun, 16 2017 @ 11:49 AM
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a reply to: iWontGiveUP

Nasa, what a tease.



posted on Jun, 16 2017 @ 11:58 AM
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a reply to: Martin75

You should be. The area that can see the launch covers a couple hundred miles depending on conditions at the time of the launch.



posted on Jun, 16 2017 @ 06:09 PM
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Delayed #8

Sunday evening 9pm edt

Sorry folks



posted on Jun, 18 2017 @ 05:46 PM
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New launch window this is evening

9:06-9:21pm est

Vapor Clouds from NY - NC



posted on Jun, 18 2017 @ 07:16 PM
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Scrubbed

Due to high winds

Damn NASA

That's 9



posted on Jun, 20 2017 @ 02:05 AM
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From NASA

The launch of the NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket scheduled for Monday, June 19, has been postponed to June 20 because the weather is not expected to be conducive for launch. The launch has been rescheduled for Tuesday, June 20, with a launch window between 9:06 and 9:21 p.m.



posted on Jun, 24 2017 @ 07:55 PM
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a reply to: Martin75

UPDATE (3:35 p.m., Friday, June 23): June 24 Artificial Cloud Rocket Launch Postponed

The launch of the NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket scheduled for Saturday, June 24, has been postponed due to expected cloudiness in the region. A new launch date has not been determined.



posted on Jun, 28 2017 @ 06:27 PM
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new launch window 4:25am est THURSDAY morning

T-9 hours

Fingers Crossed!!!



posted on Jun, 28 2017 @ 06:29 PM
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The weather is perfect; this should be it

🤞



posted on Jun, 29 2017 @ 01:19 PM
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Liftoff and deployment
From this mornings launch




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