There's nothing more tragic than when we know something cool is happening in the skies above and we can't see shit because of light pollution, but announcements like this still fill us with hope until the eventual disappointment. reports that East Coasters "have a good chance to catch a glimpse of a rocket that will be sending a NASA space probe to the moon" tomorrow night.

The Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is the size of a sedan, and is headed on a mission that includes checking on moon dust conditions.

Blast-off is at 11:27 p.m. EST on Friday, September 6th, and it will launch from Wallops Island, Virginia. Universe Today promises the nighttime launch "will be visible to millions of spectators across a wide area of the Eastern US—weather permitting," and they even included a rocket elevation map: