NASA On Brink Of Overcoming ICON Delay

Credit: Artist's concept of ICON: NASA
After a perplexing delay of nearly two years, NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) spacecraft is poised to launch late Oct. 9 on a Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS) Pegasus XL rocket carried aloft by the company’s L-1011 Stargazer aircraft from Cape Canaveral. The $252 million, two...

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