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Wallops Launches Three Suborbital Rockets

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va.– Three Terrier-Orion suborbital rockets for the Department of Defense were successfully launched early Wednesday from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, NASA officials announced. 

The three rockets were launched within a 20-second period starting at 4:09 a.m. EST.

The next launches scheduled from Wallops are a NASA suborbital sounding rocket in late April and Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket in May.

NASA Wallops Flight Facility: http://www.nasa.gov/centers/wallops/home/index.html#.UtasOFCmYlQ



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