NASA Supporting Test Flight of Cmmercial Rocket Nov. 7 from Wallops

Press Release From: Wallops Flight Facility
Posted: Friday, November 2, 2012

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA -NASA will support the test flight of a commercial suborbital rocket between 6 and 9 a.m. EST, November 7, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The backup launch days are November 8 - 14.

Ventions VR-1 is a 10.6 feet tall, 6-inch diameter liquid-fueled rocket from Ventions LLC. It is projected to fly to about 3 miles altitude during its nearly 3.5 minute flight.

The launch may be seen in the Wallops area.

The mission will be available live on Ustream beginning at 5:30 a.m. on launch day at:

Mission status on launch day also can be followed on Twitter and Facebook at:

Mission status also is available on the Wallops launch status line at 757-824-2050.

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