Blast off! You could see a rocket launch from DC

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - Have you ever dreamt of seeing a rocket ship? Tonight could be your lucky night.

According to the DCist, an Antares rocket is set to take off from NASA’s Wallops Island facility in Virginia.

And guess what? Much of the East Coast will be able to see it against the night sky.


The launch is scheduled for 7:40 p.m. Viewers should be able to see it about 105 seconds after takeoff and then again 54 seconds later, according to Orbital.

You can also watch the full launching on NASA’s livestream!

Here’s the viewing area: 


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