Antares Lifts Off from the Wallops Flight Facility

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After a day’s delay, an Antares rocket lifted off from the Wallops Flight Facility on the eastern shore of Virginia just after 5:30 this morning. The Cygnus cargo ship, the SS Sally Ride, at the top of the Antares is carrying 8200 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station – including food, hardware, experiments…

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Update: Cygnus Cargo Ship Arrives at the ISS

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UPDATED – 10/5/20 10:30am – According to tweets from the International Space Station, early this morning the Cygnus cargo ship was captured by the ISS’s robotic arm and was installed to the ISS by 7:30am and is now bolted into place. Cygnus carried about 8,000 pounds of cargo, scientific investigations, technology demonstrations, commercial products and…

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Wallops Launched Spacecraft Now Headed to the ISS

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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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Headed to the International Space Station – from Virginia

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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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