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Visibility map released for NASA Wallops lunar mission launch

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Posted at 4:19 PM, Aug 16, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-16 16:19:07-04

NASA has released a visibility map projection for their lunar mission set to launch from Wallops Island.

NASA’s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Explorer (LADEE) is scheduled to launch at 11:27 p.m. on Friday, September 6th.

ladeemap1The robotic explorer will orbit the moon to gather information about the lunar atmosphere, conditions near the surface and environmental influences on lunar dust.

A news briefing will be held next Thursday regarding the LADEE mission. Click here for more information on the mission from NASA.

 (NASA Photo/Patrick Black)

(NASA Photo/Patrick Black)