WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – A test of several new rocket technologies will be conducted September 14 on a Terrier- Improved Orion suborbital sounding rocket from NASA’s Launch Range at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Based on the approved range schedule, the rocket is set for launch between 8 and 11 a.m. EDT. The backup launch days are September 15 and 16. The rocket will be visible to residents in the Wallops area. The NASA Visitor Center will open at 7 a.m. on launch day for viewing the launch.

The launch will be web cast beginning at 7 a.m. on launch day at: http://sites.wff.nasa.gov/webcast

Launch status can be followed on Twitter at: http://www.Twitter.com/NASA_Wallops

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