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Rescheduled rocket launch from Wallops will be visible tonight

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WALLOPS ISLAND, VA (NASA) – A Department of Defense Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket is scheduled to launch between 8 and 8:30 p.m. EST December 18 from NASA’s launch range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

The rocket may be visible to residents in the mid-Atlantic region.

NASA: Rocket launch visibility ranges

NASA: Rocket launch visibility ranges

The launch will not be shown live on the Internet nor will launch status updates be provided on social media once the countdown begins. The NASA Visitor Center at Wallops will not be open for viewing the launch.