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East Coast inhabitants can get an uncommon look at a rocket launch

East Coast inhabitants will get the opportunity to watch a NASA rocket launch from Virginia at around 7 a.m. ET, the space agency said in a statement.

The statement said the Northrop Grumman rocket, the Minotaur 1, will take off from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. NASA said the rocket will carry three national safety payloads for the National Reconnaissance Office. Spaceflight Now tweeted that the launch has been postponed because of storms in the area.

The rocket ought to be apparent from New York City around 30 to 60 seconds after lift-off. It could likewise be apparent to occupants of western Pennsylvania, eastern Long Island, Massachusetts and southern Vermont around 60 to 90 seconds after launch.

The U.S. Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise will facilitate the launch.

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