WATCH: Suborbital sounding rocket launches from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

Accomack County

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (WAVY) — On Saturday evening, NASA launched a suborbital sounding rocket from their flight facility on the Eastern Shore.

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The two-stage Terrier Improved Malemute was carrying a variety of experiments for the Sandia National Laboratories.

Originally set to launch at 4 p.m., the launch was put on hold at 3:55 p.m. due to the weather conditions.

The rocket launched at 6:07 p.m.

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