Terrier-Orion rocket

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8:37 am
Wed January 15, 2014

Defense Department Rockets Launch From Wallops

Credit Wallops Flight Facility Website

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - Three rockets have been launched from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.

NASA says the launch of the suborbital Terrier-Orion rockets occurred within a 20-second period beginning at 4:09 a.m. Wednesday.

The rockets were launched for the Department of Defense.

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