From: Wallops Flight Facility
Posted: Saturday, October 25, 2014
The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen after being raised into vertical position on launch Pad-0A, Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
The Antares will launch with the Cygnus spacecraft filled with over 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station, including science experiments, experiment hardware, spare parts, and crew provisions. The Orbital-3 mission is Orbital Sciences' third contracted cargo delivery flight to the space station for NASA. Photo Credit: (NASA/Joel Kowsky)
72 hour forecast for launch at 6:45 p.m. Oct. 27 shows a 98% probability of acceptable weather for launch.
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