Still Life


Alaska rocket launch

In January, several Virginia Tech graduate students and faculty traveled to Alaska’s Poker Flat Research Range to launch a sounding rocket built for NASA through Space@VT. In the early morning hours of Jan. 27, photographer Aaron Lojewski of Fairbanks Aurora Tours ( captured an image of the rocket blasting off into the sky. The image later ran on the front page of the Daily News-Miner, a newspaper in Fairbanks.

Read more about Space@VT and their rockets in our feature, Hokies and Space.