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NASA Rocket Launch Completed

Terrier Orion launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on September 21, 2010.› View larger image
Photo of the Terrier-Orion launch from the Wallops Flight Facility on September 21, 2010. Credit: NASA
WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – The launch of a NASA Terrier-Orion sounding rocket was successfully launched at 9:07:30 a.m. today from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This launch was to test several new rocket technologies. Preliminary indications are that all payload experiment systems received good data.

There are no further launches currently scheduled from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in September.

Information on today’s and future missions from Wallops is available on the Internet at:

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

For more information about Wallops Flight Facility and its missions, visit
Keith Koehler
Telephone: 757-824-1579