Watch a Rocket Launch Tonight Over the Jersey Shore
NASA's Wallops Flight Facility will be launching a rocket from their base in Virginia tonight at 9:16 p.m. On the NASA Facebook page, they are starting a live feed of the launch at 8:45 p.m
The Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft will be launched on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.
If you want to see the launch with your own eyes, you'll need to be looking south-southeast. If you live in South Jersey (Cape May County, Atlantic County, up to Ocean County) you should be able to see the rocket about 60 seconds after launch; Monmouth County and anything north in Jersey will see the rocket after about 90 seconds.
The launch was originally supposed to take place last night but was scrubbed two minutes before launch.
If you can't tune in for the livestream on YouTube or watch the launch yourself, mission information, including photos, will be available on the NRO, NASA Wallops, and Northrop Grumman websites, and their respective Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts.
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