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NASA launch could produce brief auroras visible from West Michigan – WOODTV.com

A unique NASA launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia could be visible from West Michigan on Saturday.

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TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) A unique NASA launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia could be visible from the eastern United States on Saturday.
This particular launch will study how energy and momentum are transported through different regions in space. A suborbital NASA Black Brant XII sounding rocket will launch the experiment, named KiNet-X, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia toward Bermuda.
According to NASA, “Two barium vapor clouds emitted from the rocket’s payload will generate…

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