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Rocket Launch Completed from NASA Wallops
Terrier-Orion liftoff on June 10, 2011 A Terrier-Orion sounding rocket lifts off from Wallops Island, Va. June 10, 2011. Credit: NASA/Wallops Flight Facility
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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. – The launch of a NASA Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket was successfully conducted at 7:16 a.m. EDT today from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch was to test several new rocket and spacecraft technologies.

Further information on this mission is available at:

Information on future missions from Wallops is available on the Internet at:

Launch information also is available on the Wallops launch status line at 757-824-2050.

The next launch currently scheduled from Wallops is a NASA Terrier-Improved Orion carrying educational experiments. The launch window is June 23 – 25 between 6 and 9 a.m.
Wallops Release No. 11-12

Keith Koehler
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va.