If the typical bevy of Friday night activities seems just too boring to bear, try out a rocket launch instead.
At roughly 11:27 p.m. ET, NASA will launch its Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) onboard an Orbital-made Minotaur V rocket. The launch is the first to take place at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., and will be visible to a wide array of East Coast onlookers lucky enough to catch a patch of clear sky.
For those not on the East Coast -- or anyone looking for a front row ticket to … Read more