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Wallops Launch Scheduled in October

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. – A rocket launch for the Department of Defense is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 1 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

NASA said a Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket will launch between 2:30 and 4:30 a.m.

The backup launch date is midnight to 2 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12.

To find out if the rocket launch will be visible near you, go to http://www.nasa.gov/wallops.

NASA said no real-time launch status updates will be available. The launch will not be shown live nor will there be status updates.

For those interested though, NASA said smartphone users can download the “What's Up at Wallops” app, which contains information on the launch as well as a compass showing the precise direction for launch viewing. The app is available for download to both Android and iOS users.

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