After weather delays, NASA sends five rockets into space

    NASA’s Anomalous Transport Rocket Experiment has begun.

    Five rockets were launched into space this morning from Virginia, after bad weather put the event off for days. ATREX will help scientists learn more about an upper atmosphere jet stream about 60 miles above Earth’s surface.

    Reports from Wilmington, N.C., Charleston W. Va. and Buffalo, N.Y. indicated the rockets’ chemical tracers could been seen in those areas as the rockets left Earth.

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