Gadsden State and NASA
A major setback for a Gadsden State Community College project on board NASA's Orbital 3 rocket. According to NASA, shortly after lift-off today, the unmanned rocket exploded. Officials report there were no personnel in the area and the only damage was to the site itself. NASA has a team assessing what took place. It was to be the third launch of Orbital Sciences Antares Rocket and the Cygnus Cargo Ship to the International Space Station. The launch took place at NASA's Wallops flight facility in Virginia.