Tune In Or Just Look Up To See NASA's Latest Rocket Test
Rarely are NASA's equipment tests so pretty. If you're near the central East Coast on Wednesday, watch the skies for a colorful launch.By Evan Thomas | October 7, 2015
NASA's upcoming rocket launch is going to look even cooler from the ground than most of them — if that's even possible. (Video via NASA)
The rocket in question is a Black Brant sounding rocket, which, on its own, is nothing new. It's a popular vehicle for some of NASA's in-atmosphere tests. (Video via NASA)
But this time, NASA is gathering flight data from a new multi-stage version and testing new in-flight equipment: specifically payload ejectors.