Re: [Astronomy_Online] NASA-Wallops Island Starts Commercial Cargo Space Launches w/Test


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What time would you be leaving Dale?
Cheryl

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The next launch scheduled from Wallops is Orbital Sciences Antares
rocket. the launch is scheduled 5 p.m., April 17. The launch window is
5 - 8 p.m. and the backup launch days are April 18 - 21. Coverage
begins at 4 p.m. on NASA TV on launch day.
anyone want to go over and watch? split the tolls/gas? - I'll drive
Dale





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Watching for a Wallops island launch on Wednesday.  VPAS, can you give
us any details?


George

 



George Reynolds

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NASA-Wallops Island Starts Commercial Cargo Space Launches w/Test

On Wednesday, Orbital Sciences Corp. plans to conduct the first test
launch of its Antares rocket under a NASA program in which private
companies deliver supplies to the International Space Station. If all
goes as planned, the unmanned rocket's practice payload will be
vaulted into orbit from Wallops Island before burning up in the
atmosphere on its return to Earth several months later.

The site is on the Virginia shore near Maryland and just south of
Chincoteague Island, which attracts thousands of tourists each summer
for an annual wild pony swim made famous by the 1947 novel "Misty of
Chincoteague."

http://spacewatchtower.blogspot.com/2013/04/nasa-wallops-island-starts-commecial.html

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