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Rocket Launch Completed from NASA Wallops
A Terrier-Orion rocket with student tests aboard rises from a luminous cloud of smoke A NASA Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket launches from Wallops Island, Va. 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 6:17 a.m. EDT today from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch was carrying 17 experiments developed by university instructors and students from across the United States.

Further information on this mission is available at:

The next launch currently scheduled from Wallops is a United States Air Force Minotaur 1 rocket carrying the ORS-1 satellite. The launch window is June 28 through July 10 between 8:28 and 11:28 p.m.
Wallops Release No. 11-16

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