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It's a Bird, It's a Plane, No -- It's NASA's East Coast Launch Madness

Marcia S. Smith
Posted: 05-Mar-2012
Updated: 05-Mar-2012 12:59 PM

NASA will launch five sounding rockets in five minutes from its Wallops Flight Facility on the coast of Virginia to study the high altitude jet stream.    It should make quite a show for people along the mid-Atlantic coast and inland.

NASA will provide a briefing on its "launch madness" campaign on Wednesday, March 7, 2012 at 1:00 pm ET.    The launches will take place sometime within the window of March 14 to April 4.

This NASA map shows where the rockets may be visible.

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