Nightly News   |  September 06, 2013

Lunar orbiter being launched from Virginia

Those on the east coast from Maine to South Carolina might be in for a treat as a small lunar orbiter is being launched from the Virginia coast. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

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>>> if you live along the northeast coast, you're in for a potential treat tonight. at 11:27 p.m ., a rocket will launch from just off the virginia coast carrying a small lunar orbiter , and, as our own map shows, the launch will be visible in this area on the horizon as far north as maine, as far south as south carolina . you do need a cloudless sky and good eyes. there is tracking information on our web site for you tonight.