The Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft achieved liftoff at 4:45 p.m. PT Monday, followed by a successful separation.
Orbital ATK returned to space flight Monday evening by christening a refurbished Virginia launchpad with a smooth rocket liftoff two years after an explosion caused $15 million in damage. Flying an updated Antares rocket with new en...
For the first time, Orbital ATK's revamped Antares rocket successfully soared into space, departing NASA's Wallops Flight Facility this evening on a mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
The unmanned Antares rocket is carrying a supply-laden Cygnus spacecraft on the first leg of its journey to the International Space Station. The rocket is expected to launch at 7:40 pm ET.
Orbital ATK's Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft successfully lifted off from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The spacecraft is on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.