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17 April 2013

Antares Launch To Be Visible To Millions This Week

Orbital will attempt to launch the Antares rocket from the NASA Wallops Island facility Wednesday at 5 PM. The location of the launch means that millions will have the chance of seeing something that is usually only visible to those in Florida, or near Vandenberg AFB in California. The map below shows how high above the horizon the Antares vehicle will appear as it heads to space. Orbital Science hopes …

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