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NASA Does Successful Minotaur Rocket Launch At Wallops Island

NASA Does Successful Minotaur Rocket Launch At Wallops Island

A new chapter has been written in Virginia aviation history. NASA has made its first ever lunar launch from the Commonwealth. It happened late Friday night at NASA’s Wallops Island facility on the Eastern Shore. The successful launch at Wallops Island involved a Minotaur rocket that carried the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer.