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Cape Canaveral has moved to Virgina?

 

Well ok, not really. But NASA is launching rockets from The Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on the Virgina coast south of Ocean City near Chincoteague at Wallops Island.

 

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Video footage of a Terrier-Improved Orion suborbital rocket successfully launched at 7:16 a.m. on June 10th 2011.

 

Rocket Beach

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NASA Goddard Space Flight Center enables NASA's mission through four scientific endeavors: Earth Science, Heliophysics, Solar System Exploration, and Astrophysics. Goddard plays a leading role in NASA's accomplishments by contributing compelling scientific knowledge to advance the Agency's mission.

 

Launch Trajectory from Wallops Island to ISS

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