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NASA says rocket launch from Wallops successful

Sunday - 8/24/2014, 1:45pm  ET

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) -- A rocket for the Department of Defense has been launched from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility.

NASA says the Terrier-Lynx suborbital rocket was launched at 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The launch had been postponed several times.

NASA says in a news release that the next launch from Wallops is scheduled for Thursday. A NASA Black Brant IX suborbital sounding rocket will be launched for a technology demonstration.


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