The space agency is launching a research rocket with 17 experiments on board. The experiments were designed by university researchers and students across the country, NASA said in a news release.
The launch is scheduled for some time between 6 a.m. and 10 a.m. Thursday, with backup launches Friday and Saturday.
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The launch will also be streamed online.
The rocket is what is called a suborbital sounding rocket, which are designed to take measurements and conduct experiments as they are launched.