New Yorkers who missed the new solar eclipse can in any case find something streaking across the sky this week, NASA says.
A rocket set to launch from the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at 7 a.m. Tuesday will be apparent on the East Coast, including for New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, NASA said.
“Get up early June 15, grab a cup of coffee and watch the rise of Northrop Grumman’s Minotaur 1 rocket as it’s launched into space,” NASA wrote in a news release.
The rocket’s fiery streaks ought to be apparent from the Big Apple around 30 to 60 seconds after lift-off, it said.
The Northrop Grumman Corporation’s rocket will carrying three national-security payloads for the National Reconnaissance Office, an agency that oversees satellites for the Department of Defense, NASA said.
The US Space Force Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise will be organizing the launch.
On the off chance that outside review isn’t feasible, NASA will give a livestream of the launch beginning at 6:30 a.m. on the Wallops YouTube page, it said. There additionally will be launch updates posted on the Wallops Facebook and Twitter pages.