Antares Cygnus Successfully Launches At Wallops

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It was a successful launch at NASA Wallops Flight Facility Saturday, as Northrop Grumman’s Antares vehicle, carrying the Cygnus Spacecraft, lifted off on its way to the International Space Station. The cargo of supplies and scientific-related material is expected to arrive at the International Space Station early Monday. The spacecraft is named after Katherine Johnson,…

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Headed to the International Space Station – from Virginia


7400 pounds of science, supplies and hardware is on its way to the International Space Station.  An Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus spacecraft full of supplies lifted off from the Wallops Flight Facility at 4:44 this morning.  Cygnus will dock with the ISS Thursday morning and remain there until July 15.  

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UPDATED: Resupply Mission Schedule to Launch Monday from Wallops


UPDATED:  Liftoff of their Antares rocket is now scheduled for 4:39 a.m. on Monday, May 21. ============================ Wallops Flight Facility is looking towards Sunday morning for the launch of an Antares rocket – will carry Orbital ATK’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft full of about 7,400 pounds of science and research to the International Space Station in…

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