ICON Mission Is Go for Launch

6th November 2018

Launch of NASA’s Ionospheric Connection Explorer, or ICON is targeted for the early morning on Nov. 7, 2018. NASA TV coverage begins live at at 2:45 a.m. Eastern (7:45 a.m. UTC): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wwMDvPCGeE0
ICON will explore the dynamic region where Earth meets space: the ionosphere.

Find more views of the ionosphere from the International Space Station at https://eol.jsc.nasa.gov/BeyondThePhotography/

Music credit: Design Principle by Wayne Roberts

Credit: NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Lead Producer
Karen Fox (ASI): Lead Writer
Scott Wiessinger (USRA): Narrator
Tom Immel (SSL Berkeley): Lead Scientist
Douglas E. Rowland (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Sarah L. Jones (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Genna Duberstein (USRA): Editor
Music credit: Design Principle by Wayne Roberts

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