NASA rocket set to create colorful clouds in the sky

- UPDATE: NASA scrubbed Monday's launch because of cloudy skies at its observation sites. NASA will try the launch again Tuesday night. 

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If you live on the Eastern Seaboard of the U.S., you might get a glimpse of colorful clouds created by a NASA rocket in the sky Tuesday night.

NASA will try to launch a Terrier-Improved Malemute sounding rocket, which will deploy canisters of blue-green and red vapor. These vapors form artificial clouds that let scientists visually track the motions of particles in space.

The rocket launch scheduled for June 13 between 9:04 and 9:19 p.m. from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. It will deploy the vapor between 4 minutes and 5.5 minutes after launch.

The colorful clouds could be visible along the mid-Atlantic coastline from New York to North Carolina, NASA said.

The launch was scrapped a couple of times because of various issues.

You can watch a live stream of the launch on the Wallops Facebook page.

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