WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. - A group of Purdue University students is moving ahead with a project to design and build a spacecraft that will be launched by a new, more environmentally friendly rocket propellant.
The students have partnered with rocket maker Aerojet Rocketdyne to demonstrate that the new propellant can replace hydrazine, a highly toxic fuel that's often used for rocket launches.
The Purdue Green Propellant Suborbital Test will be launched by NASA's Flight Opportunities Program on a commercial suborbital rocket flight.
Such flights allow testing of spaceflight technologies during minutes of weightlessness.
The Purdue flight will test the technical readiness of a new green propellant developed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.
Thousands of people have been offered temporary housing and emergency supplies after tornadoes ripped through Howard County Wednesday, but…
It's a Storm Team 6 Weather Alert Day: Strong to severe storms are possible once again
A regional Silver Alert was issued Thursday afternoon for a woman missing from Columbia City, Ind.
Several hundred people stayed at a Red Cross emergency shelter in Kokomo Wednesday night.
A $10,000 reward is being offered in the theft of 12 guns from an sporting goods store in Greenfield, Indiana early Thursday morning.