First-Look Launch Photos

The following NASA photographs show the launch of Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket carrying the S.S.Ellison Onizuka Cygnus cargo spacecraft, which lifted off at 6:01 p.m. EDT from Virginia Space’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Space Port Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Cygnus is on its way to the International Space Station with about 8,200 pounds of cargo.

The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft aboard, launches from Pad 0A, Tuesday, Aug. 10, 2021, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s 16th contracted cargo resupply mission for NASA to the International Space Station will deliver about 8,200 pounds of science and research, crew supplies, and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory and its crew. Photo Credit: (NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility/Jamie Adkins)
Photo Credit: (NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility/Jamie Adkins)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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