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A white rocket launches upward, leaving a short trail of vapor behind it. The flame at the bottom of the rocket is a bright spot near the center of the photo. To the left of the rocket is a white tower and other structures. Thick plumes of white smoke frame the field in the foreground.

Orbital-1 Launch: 10th Anniversary

An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it launches from Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Thursday, January 9, 2014, Wallops Island, VA. Antares is carrying the Cygnus spacecraft on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Orbital-1 mission is Orbital Sciences' first contracted cargo delivery flight to the space station for NASA. Cygnus is carrying science experiments, crew provisions, spare parts and other hardware to the space station.

Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingalls

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