NASA has opened media accreditation for the launch of its Ionospheric Connection Explorer (ICON) mission, targeted to be air-launched over the Atlantic Ocean on a Northrop Grumman Pegasus XL rocket Wednesday, Oct. 9.
Media prelaunch activities will take place at NASAs Kennedy Space Center and neighboring Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, with details of the activities to be announced closer to the launch date. Credentialing deadlines are as follows:
- U.S. media must apply by 4:30 p.m. EDT Friday, Sept. 20.
- The deadline for international media to apply has passed.
All media accreditation requests should be submitted online at: