CRS-9 Count Proceeding; Weather at 75-Percent Favorable

Credit: NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket with Cygnus spacecraft is on schedule for a 5-minute launch window opening May 21 at 4:39 a.m. EDT on the company’s CRS-9 cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. Launch will be from Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.

The latest forecast has upgraded the probability of favorable launch-time weather to 75 percent.

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