WALLOPS ISLAND (AP) -- NASA will support a test flight of a commercial suborbital rocket this week.

The launch of the 10-feet-tall rocket is scheduled between 6 a.m. and 9 a.m. on Wednesday from the Wallops Flight Facility. The backup launch days are Thursday through Thursday through Nov. 14.

The liquid-fueled Ventions VR-1 is 6 inches in diameter. It is projected to fly up to about 3 miles altitude during its more than 3 minute flight.

The launch may be seen in the Wallops area.

NASA will stream the launch live online beginning at 5:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

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