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Orbital-2 Launch Coverage

Antares rocket rolls out to launch padAt about 3:30 p.m. on July 10, the Antares rocket was raised to its vertical position at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Launch Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

The Antares is scheduled to launch Saturday, July 12 at 1:14 p.m. EDT. The rocket will carry an unmanned Cygnus spacecraft — both provided by Orbital Science Corp. — loaded with 3,293 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station.

Image: The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft aboard, stands at Launch Pad-0A, Thursday, July 10, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Credit: NASA/Aubrey Gemignani

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Next Wallops Launches:
Mission: ORB-2 (ISS resupply)
Launch Vehicle: Antares
Target Date: July 12
Launch Time: 1:14 p.m. EDT
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Page Last Updated: July 10th, 2014
Page Editor: Rebecca Powell