New Mexico Space Grant Team Launches Payload Experiments on NASA’s RockOn! Mission

LAS CRUCES – A payload experiment from New Mexico State University’s Atomic Aggies flew nearly 70 miles above Earth on NASA’s Terrier-Improved Orion sounding rocket as part of the RockOn! mission.

The New Mexico Space Grant Consortium invited the Atomic Aggies to participate in the mission which was sponsored by the Colorado Space Grant Consortium and NASA. The mission was part of the first-ever virtual rocket-building workshops with over 100 participants.

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Author Credit:

Vladimir Avina
New Mexico State University
Image Credit:
A. Jimenez