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Best Viewing for Next Week's Rocket Launch from Wallops

Wallops Flight Facility

Get ready for another rocket launch to the International Space Station.

It’s set for February 9th from Wallops Flight facility at around 5:40 p.m.  

The Salisbury Daily Times reports it is part of the Northrop Grumman Antares program.

The best viewing is from the visitor’s center at Wallops and Chincoteague.

But the beach area at the Assateague Island National Seashore will not be open for the launch.

If the weather is good the launch may also be seen throughout the Mid-Atlantic region as well as the East Coast.

Don Rush is the News Director and Senior Producer of News and Public Affairs at Delmarva Public Media. An award-winning journalist, Don reports major local issues of the day, from sea level rise, to urban development, to the changing demographics of Delmarva.