Ventions Rocket to Launch from NASA Wallops

Launch complexes on Wallops Island, Virginia

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA (NASA PR) – NASA will support the test flight of a commercial suborbital rocket between 6 and 9 a.m. EST, November 7, from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The backup launch days are November 8 – 14.

Ventions VR-1 is a 10.6 feet tall, 6-inch diameter liquid-fueled rocket from Ventions LLC. It is projected to fly to about 3 miles altitude during its nearly 3.5 minute flight.

The launch may be seen in the Wallops area.

Mission status on launch day also can be followed on Twitter and Facebook at: www.twitter.com/NASA_Wallops and www.facebook.com/NASAWFF

Mission status also is available on the Wallops launch status line at 757-824-2050.