Weather Delays ICON Launch

Credit: Artist's concept of ICON: NASA
HOUSTON—Stormy weather forced NASA to postpone an Oct. 9 attempt to launch the Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) on a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket carried aloft by the company’s L1011 Stargazer aircraft over the ocean waters off Florida’s Atlantic coast. The planned 9:30 p.m. EDT air drop...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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