UM-Manufactured Materials Launched into Outer Space

The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, launches Nov. 2 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s 12th contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver about 8,200 pounds of payload, including research materials created at the University of Mississippi. Photo courtesy NASA/Bill Ingalls

Nano-reinforced materials to be tested aboard the International Space Station