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NASA Successfully Launches Rocket from Wallops Island Early Sunday Morning

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. - NASA successfully launched a rocket for the Defense Department from Virginia's Eastern Shore.

The Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket was launched Sunday morning at 12:27 a.m.

At the request of the Defense Department, no real-time launch status updates were made available.

The next scheduled launch from Wallops is Orbital Science's Antares rocket carrying Orbital's Cygnus cargo carrier to the International Space Station at 7:52 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24.

NASA says this launch should be highly visible to residents in the mid-Atlantic region.



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