Sunday, October 26, 2014

Photo of the Day: Preparing for Cygnus' Next Journey Into Space...

The Sun rises as the Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus Orb-3 spacecraft stands poised for launch on Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, on October 26, 2014.
NASA / Joel Kowsky

Antares Rocket at Sunrise (Press Release)

The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A during sunrise, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The Antares will launch with the Cygnus spacecraft filled with over 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station, including science experiments, experiment hardware, spare parts, and crew provisions. The Orbital-3 mission is Orbital Sciences' third contracted cargo delivery flight to the space station for NASA. Launch is scheduled for Monday, Oct. 27 at 6:45 p.m. EDT.

Source: NASA.Gov

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