NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration) will soon launch its latest Black Brant XII sounding rocket. Experts said that the space agency's aircraft is visible to the naked eye. 

How to See NASA Rocket Black Rant XII Launch: This Spacecraft is Visible to the Naked Eye
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If you are one of those people who loves to see amazing spacecraft launches, here's what you need to do and other details you should know. 

NASA will launch its rocket off of the Wallops Flight Facility located, which is located in Virginia. If you want to see it, you need to wait until 7:58 p.m. EDT on Friday, May 7. The international space agency confirmed that the upcoming space launch will take around 40 minutes. 

Where and How to See NASA's Upcoming Rocket Launch

According to WTRF's latest report, NASA's upcoming Black Brant XII sounding rocket will be visible in the eastern United States this night of May 7. 

How to See NASA Rocket Black Rant XII Launch: This Spacecraft is Visible to the Naked Eye
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On the other hand, space experts said you need to look in the southeast direction between 30 and 60 seconds after NASA's launch. Now that you know how to see the Black Brant XII rocket's launch, you can now learn while NASA decided to conduct this space mission

Boston CBSN reported that the goal of NASA's KiNet-X is to study how momentum and energy are transported between regions of space connected magnetically. 

The international space agency expects the study to help scientists better understand things like Auroras. Aside from this, the upcoming rocket launch could also help NASA to know how Auroras are formed and their movement from place to place.  

NASA Black Brant XII's Capabilities

NASA's official website stated that the space agency's rocket is a four-stage, solid-propellant-sounding rocket. It consists of a Talos 1st stage, Taurus 2nd stage, Black Brant 3rd stage, and Nihka 4th stage. 

On the other hand, the international space company also explained that it can lift around 1000 pounds of cargo at around 500 kilometers altitude. If you want to know more details, all you need to do is click this link. 

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