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4 years 10 months ago

Air Force Academy cadets to test-fire rocket

Air Force Academy cadets are getting ready to test-fire a rocket as part of the school's FalconLaunch space education program. The FalconLaunch-8 rocket will be ignited while it's held stationary on Friday to measure the thrust and to test a new ignition system. If the test is successful, the FalconLaunch-8...

5 years 2 weeks ago

Butterfly development to be observed in space

Students nationwide are getting a chance to see how butterflies develop in space as opposed to the earth's environment. The University of Colorado's BioServe Space Technologies designed the experiment which will feature monarch and painted lady butterfly larvae aboard the space shuttle Atlantis. It's set to launch Monday for...

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