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What are some ways to view a launch at Wallops Island?

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Ways to watch a rocket launch at Wallops Island include visiting either the Wallops Visitor Center or one of the public viewing sites on Virginia's Eastern Shore on a launch date. Another option is to watch a launch live online through NASA's Ustream page.

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The Wallops Visitor Center is about 4 miles from the launch pads, and NASA recommends arriving at least 30 minutes before launch time. Arbuckle Neck in Assawoman is another spot that offers views of launches. It is about a mile away from Wallops Island. Wrights Restaurant, about 4 miles from Wallops Island, also provides a good view of launches.

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