Live Coverage of Northrop Grumman CRS-17 Launch Concludes

Live coverage has concluded for Northrop Grumman’s 17th resupply mission to the International Space Station. The company’s Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus cargo spacecraft lifted off on time, 12:40 p.m. EST, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.

A fresh supply 8,300 pounds of scientific investigations and cargo is now on its way to the International Space Station.

About 2 hours and 45 minutes after launch, Cygnus will reach its preliminary orbit and deploy its solar arrays.