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S.S. John Glenn Prepared For Flight

Members of the news media had the opportunity to view the Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft before it was enclosed in its payload fairing inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Looking Up As Antares Launches

The Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A, Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A is seen after the Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with Cygnus spacecraft onboard, suffered a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

The Orbital Sciences ORB-3 Antares launch vehicle exploded shortly after launch today.

Another NASA commercial space partner officially has begun contracted cargo flights to the International Space Station.

A cargo resupply demonstration mission by Orbital Sciences Corp. drew to a close Tuesday as Expedition 37 crew members aboard the International Space Station detached and released the Dulles, Va., company's Cygnus spacecraft from the orbiting laboratory.

These images show where you may be able to see Antares liftoff this week from the Washington DC/Virginia Area.

Orbital Sciences Corporation celebrated the company's first three decades in the space business today as it completed 30 years of operations since the enterprise's founding on April 2, 1982.