By Theresa Katalinas
NASA will be launching a 90-foot-tall Minotaur V orbital rocket at approximately 11:27 p.m. on Friday from its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Depending on the weather conditions, the Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer liftoff is expected to be highly visible throughout the Eastern United States from about 11:27 p.m. to 11:31 p.m., according to NASA.
The launch will be shown live on NASA TV beginning at 9:30 on Friday night.
Backup launch dates are Saturday through Tuesday. For more information on the launch, click here.