Talos-Terrier-Oriole

Talos-Terrier-Oriole Rocket, nasa.gov

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - A problem in the payload has delayed the test flight of a suborbital sound rocking from NASA's Wallops Island Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

The space agency says the problem would have interfered with transmission of data during the flight.

The launch was scheduled for Thursday morning. NASA says a new launch date hasn't been determined.

The three-stage vehicle's flight is meant to support high-altitude space science research.

Talos-Terrier-Oriole Rocket, nasa.gov

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - NASA is planning a test flight of a suborbital sounding rocket from its Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

The space agency says the test flight was set for Wednesday morning, but was postponed until Thursday morning to allow additional testing of the payload.

It will be the first flight of the Talos-Terrier-Oriole launch vehicle meant to support high-altitude space science research.