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Three Rockets Launched from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia supported the successful launch this morning of three Terrier-Orion suborbital rockets for the Department of Defense.

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The rockets were launched within a 20-second period that began at 4:09 a.m. EST.

The next launches currently scheduled from Wallops are a NASA suborbital sounding rocket in late April and Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket in May.

More information on NASA's Wallops Flight Facility can be found on the internet at:

http://www.nasa.gov/wallops

SOURCE NASA