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NASA Reports Successful Launch From Wallops Island

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WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. - NASA officials say three Terrier-Orion suborbital rockets launched successfully Wednesday morning, after they were postponed on Tuesday.

Reports say the rockets took off within a 20-second period, beginning at 4:09 AM. The rockets were launched for the Department of Defense.

Officials say two more launches are currently scheduled. They are a NASA suborbital sounding rocket in late April and Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket in May.

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