Wallops Launched Spacecraft Now Headed to the ISS


After 2 days of weather delays, the resupply mission to the International Space Station left the Wallops Flight Facility just after 4 this morning.¬† The Cygnus spacecraft is carrying 7,400 pounds of crew supplies, hardware and science to the International Space Station.¬† Included in the 2300 pounds of ¬†science and research – a¬†test of the…

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UPDATED: Delayed Again – ISS Resupply Launch from Wallops Postponed to Saturday AM


UPDATED 11-15-18 – Delayed again.¬† The launch of Northrop Grumman‚Äôs Antares rocket with Cygnus cargo spacecraft is now targeted for 4:01am Saturday, NovEMBER 17, from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA‚Äôs Wallops Flight Facility. NASA TV will provide launch¬† coverage with commentary¬†online¬†beginning at 3:30 a.m. ================================================= Thursday morning‚Äôs launch of the Antares rocket from the…

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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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ASPIRE Launch from Wallops Successful


NASA had a successful launch Saturday morning.¬† ASPIRE is the Advanced Supersonic Parachute Inflation Research Experiment and NASA was testing a parachute for possible future missions to Mars. The parachute payload was deployed by a suborbital sounding rocket to an altitude of about 32 miles, then splashed-down in the Atlantic off Wallops Island where data…

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