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NASA Again Postpones Rocket Launch from Wallops

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (WBOC/AP)- NASA has postponed the launch of a suborbital rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

NASA had planned to the SubTech-6 on Tuesday morning to test new suborbital rocket technologies. The space agency said the launch was scrubbed because boats were in the hazard area.

The next attempt is Wednesday, with a launch targeted for 4:36 a.m.

The technologies to be tested during the launch include improvements in telemetry and a deployment system for forming vapor clouds. The launch also will test flight recorders to increase the rates for data collected and transferred during flight.

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