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Rocket Launch from NASA Wallops this Weekend

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ATLANTIC, Va. – A rocket is scheduled for takeoff this weekend from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia.

NASA said a Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket will launch between 5:30 and 7:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 20.

The rocket may be visible to residents in the Chesapeake Bay region, according to NASA. To see a visibility map, and for launch updates, visit http://www.nasa.gov/wallops.

At the request of Department of Defense project managers, NASA said no real-time launch status updates will be available for this launch.

NASA said the launch will not be shown live on the Internet nor will launch status updates be provided on social media once the countdown begins.

The NASA Visitor Center at Wallops will not be open for viewing the launch.

The backup launch date is 4-6 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 24.

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