If you're in those circles, you may be able to see something in the sky late Friday night when NASA launches a rocket from its spaceport on the Virginia coast. NASA.gov hide caption toggle caption NASA.gov The Two-Way Did You See A Flash In The Sky? You Just Might On Friday September 5, 2013 A "fireball" was seen by many along the East Coast of the U.S. late Wednesday night. Officials believe it was a meteor. Late Friday night, a rocket is due to lift off from NASA's spaceport in Virginia. That you can plan for.