On March 21, 2022, those on the eastern coast of America across parts of the 7 states from New Jersey to Pennsylvania witnessed the Wallops rocket launch. The other states include Maryland, Delaware, North Carolina, Virginia, West, and Virginia. The rocket was visible within 30 seconds of launch, and people in some regions could see it within 10 seconds. The Chesapeake Bay Region is the expected place for the best visibility of the launch. The rocket launch is part of the mission of the Air Force Research Laboratory/ Air Force Office of Scientific Research. According to information from NASA, it’s a Terrier-Improved Malemute Rocket is a stage-two sub-orbital-sounding rocket. The rockets act as vehicles for carrying scientific instruments into space for experiments. The Wallops Rocket-Launch Facility The rocket-launch facility at Wallops is a NASA-owned and operated launch range located on the Eastern shore of Virginia on Wallops Island. The launch center plays a pivotal role in research in aerospace and science research. Established in 1945, the center is NASA's premier location supporting research activities using suborbital rockets. NASA partners with Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. The Purpose of the Mission BOLT 2, or Boundary Layer Turbulence 2, is the mission's name. The purpose is to increase understanding of boundary layer transition, drag on vehicles that fly under hypersonic conditions, and turbulent heating. NASA further explains the process that encompasses boundary layer transition and turbulent heating. The process includes a state when smooth; laminar flow turns unstable, followed by turbulence that generates significant heat and drags on vehicles that travel at high speed. Successful Launch as Planned Since there is uncertainty about rocket launches due to technical reasons and weather conditions, NASA declares the tentative launch schedule in advance. March 21, Monday, was the date of NASA launch Wallops, between 7–10 pm. There were selected dates between March 22 and April 1 to cover up for any postponement of the launch, However, the rocket launch went as planned, and the launch was at 7.12 pm EDT. Live coverage of the mission on Wallops' YouTube site began at 6.40 pm EDT. Updates were available on Wallops' Twitter and Facebook pages. Initial reports soon after the launch confirmed that the performance of the payload system and rocket was perfect and worked as per plan. Wallops has a History of Successful Launches Since its inception, 16,000 successful rocket launches have taken place from Wallop's, which is NASA's only rocket launch range. The range provides adequate support for orbital and suborbital rocket vehicles by providing surveillance, range safety, communications, vehicle tracking, meteorological services, command systems, and optical systems. In addition, the Wallops rocket launch center conducts more than 50 missions from the United States, Antarctic, and Arctic ranges. The missions encompass mainly suborbital programs besides providing immense support for scientific research and orbital tracking. NASA offers its facilities to industry for space and aeronautics research. The center collaborated with more than 50 aerospace companies. Further Reading \t 5 Best and Useful Bookmarking Apps \t What Types of COVID-19 Booster Vaccinations Are Available at Present? \t How to Get Planning Permission?