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Antares Erected at Pad; Mon. Launch Weather 98% ‘Go’

Antares rocket at launch padOrbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft aboard, was raised into vertical position at launch Pad-0A, early on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

The launch of Orbital’s CRS-3 Commercial Resupply Services mission is scheduled for no earlier than 6:45 p.m. EDT on Monday, Oct. 27, from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops. The latest forecast puts weather at 98-percent “go,” with the main concern being an extremely low chance of thick clouds.

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Next Wallops Launches:
Mission: ISS Cargo Resupply
Launch Vehicle: Antares
Target Date: Oct. 27
Launch Time: 6:45 p.m. EDT
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Page Last Updated: October 25th, 2014
Page Editor: Rebecca Powell