Category: Earth Science

NASA ICON Probe Launches to Study Earth’s Dynamic Ionospheric Interface with Space After Long Delay

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER & CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL –NASA’s newest science mission named ICON launched at last tonight, Oct. 10, to begin the most detailed study ever of Earth’s ionosphere – the tenuous upper atmospheric layer at the interface of the dynamic boundary where Earth’s weather meets space weather – via an air-drop launch of the Northrop Grumman

Poor Weather Postpones Pegasus Launch of NASA ICON Science Probe to Oct. 10: Watch Live

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER & CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – After poor Space Coast weather postponed the launch of NASA’s new science mission to study the Earth’s ionosphere – the tenuous upper atmospheric layer at the ‘frontier of space’ forming the dynamic boundary where Earth’s weather meets space weather – known as ICON by 24 hours, the air-drop launch of the Northrop Grumman

Up Close with NASA ICON – Pegasus Rocket Launch Planned Oct. 9 with Poor Weather Outlook after 1 Year Delay: Photos

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER & CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FL – NASA’s new science mission to study the Earth’s ionosphere – the tenuous upper atmospheric layer at the ‘frontier of space’ forming the dynamic boundary where Earth’s weather meets space weather – known as ICON, is tentatively slated to launch as early as this Wednesday evening, Oct. 9 from Florida – – as poor weather threatens