The launch will not be shown live on the Internet nor will status updates be provided on social media once the countdown begins, NASA said in a press statement on Tuesday. The NASA Visitor Center at Wallops will not be open for viewing the launch.
The Terrier-Lynx is a two-stage, unguided, fin stabilized rocket system, which utilizes a Terrier Mk. 70 first stage booster and a Lynx Mk. 140 motor for the second stage propulsion.
The basic Terrier Mk. 70 motor is 155 inches long with a principal diameter of 18 inches. The weight of the booster system is 2,288 pounds. The Lynx Mk. 140 motor is 14 inches in diameter and 110 inches long.
The backup launch day is March 15. The rocket may be visible to residents in the mid-Atlantic region.
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