Tuesday, August 21, 2012

RBSP Ready for Launch

RBSP Ready for Early Friday Morning Launch

NASA is kicking the weekend off right.  If the weather cooperates, (so far there is a 60% chance that it will) NASA will be launching the RBSP.

Radiation Belt Storm Probes (RBSP) Designed to study the Earth's radiation belts and how the Sun affects them.  Booster engine actuator testing was completed and we are on schedule for launch August, 22 at 4:07AM

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