Defense Department http://delmarvapublicradio.net en Defense Department Rockets Launch From Wallops http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/defense-department-rockets-launch-wallops <p>WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (AP) - Three rockets have been launched from NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility on Virginia's Eastern Shore.</p><p>NASA says the launch of the suborbital Terrier-Orion rockets occurred within a 20-second period beginning at 4:09 a.m. Wednesday.</p><p>The rockets were launched for the Department of Defense.</p><p></p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:37:20 +0000 Don Rush 47718 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net Defense Department Rockets Launch From Wallops NASA Delays Launch at Wallops Flight Facility http://delmarvapublicradio.net/post/nasa-delays-launch-wallops-flight-facility <p>Due to the rainy weather the NASA Wallops flight facility has postponed the launch of three suborbital rockets.</p><p>The Terrier-Orion rockets were set to take off for the Defense Department this morning.</p><p>But NASA has put off the launch until Wednesday morning between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.</p><p>NASA says the rockets will take off within a 20-second period.</p><p>Residents as far as Southern New Jersey may be able to see the rockets lift off.</p> Tue, 14 Jan 2014 14:38:03 +0000 Don Rush 47655 at http://delmarvapublicradio.net NASA Delays Launch at Wallops Flight Facility