Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft are scheduled to launch today, Oct. 27, from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Liftoff of the CRS-3 mission is scheduled for no earlier than 6:45 p.m. EDT.
This is the third commercial resupply flight by a Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station, and the first night launch of an Antares rocket. Cygnus will transport some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the orbiting laboratory.
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