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NASA creates amazing clouds at edge of space by firing 5 rockets

(Xinhua)

11:10, March 28, 2012

NASA launched five suborbital sounding rockets on a mission to study high-level jet stream winds by creating artificial glowing clouds near the edge of space from NASA's Wallops Island facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, on March 27, 2011. (Xinhua)
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