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Watch the October 1 Antares Launch from Wallops

UPDATE 28 September 2020

Watch the October 1 Antares Launch from Wallops

Spend a night with friends and family watching the launch of Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket at 9:38  p.m. EDT, Thursday, October 1, from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

The launch may be visible, weather permitting, to residents throughout the mid-Atlantic region and possibly the East Coast of the United States.

This will be Northrop Grumman’s 14th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International Space Station

The NASA Visitor Center at Wallops will not be open for this launch.

Viewing locations on Chincoteague Island include Robert Reed Park on Main Street or Beach Road spanning the area between Chincoteague and Assateague Islands. The beach at the Assateague Island National Seashore/Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge will not be open during the launch.

Further afield and want to get launch related information in advance? For email updates, register here or sign-up for the Facebook event.

Live coverage of the mission countdown is scheduled to begin at approximately 4:30 p.m. on the Wallops Ustream site.

Launch updates will be available via the Wallops Facebook and Twitter sites:

Launch coverage on NASA TV will begin at 9 p.m.  For NASA TV streaming video, downlink and scheduling information, visit:

For more information about International Space Station, visit:

Get more information about Northrop Grumman, its Antares rocket and the Cygnus cargo spacecraft at:

By Keith Koehler
NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va.