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Sunday, January 12, 2014
Three rockets scheduled for launch from Virginia coast
Terrier-Orion suborbital rockets are scheduled for launch between 1
and 5 a.m. EST Tuesday for the Department of Defense from NASA's launch range on Wallops Island, Va.
the request of Department of Defense project managers, no real-time
status updates will be available when the rockets liftoff. “The
launch will not be shown live on the Internet nor will launch status
updates be provided on social media once the countdown begins,”
NASA said in a statement on Friday. “The NASA Visitor Center at
Wallops will not be open for viewing the launch.”
three rockets, which will be launched within a 20-second period, may
be visible to residents in the mid-Atlantic region.
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