WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. - The United States Air Force Minotaur I rocket is scheduled to lift-off at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
The Minotaur will reportedly launch the Air Force's Operationally Responsive Space Office's ORS-3 mission, which features the deployment of 29 satellites in space, between 7:30 and 9:30 PM. The backup launch days run through November 26.
The NASA Visitor Center at Wallops and the Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge/Assateague Island National Seashore will reportedly be open for viewing the launch. According to NASA, visitors to Assateague need to be on the island by 6 p.m. before the entrance gate closes.
For more information on the ORS-3 mission, visit the Air Force website.