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Countdown Friday for Eastern Shore Rocket Test

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ATLANTIC, Va. (AP)- NASA's Wallops Flight Facility has scheduled a rocket engine test to end the week.

The test of the Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket engine is scheduled between 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday.

The test will last approximately half a minute and will be visible and audible for those in and around Wallops Island.

A demonstration flight of Antares to the International Space Station is planned for later this year.

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