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VIRGINIA: Wallops rocket launch scheduled
WALLOPS ISLAND— A flight test of a NASA Terrier-Improved Malemute suborbital sounding rocket is scheduled for January 11 from NASA’s launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Using surplus rocket motors, the vehicle is being developed to support NASA science missions.
Based on the approved range schedule, The rocket is set for launch between 7:30 and 9:00 a.m., and backup launch days are scheduled for Jan. 12 and 13. The rocket will be visible to residents in the Wallops area.
The NASA Visitor Center will open at 6:30 a.m. on launch day for public viewing, with the mission web cast beginning at 6:30 a.m.