April 17, 2019

Photo: NASA 2014

Northrop Grumman had a successful launch of their Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at 4:46 PM EDT. On board the Antares is the Cygnus spacecraft, which is carrying almost 7,600 pounds of NASA cargo to the International Spac...

April 17, 2019

This afternoon, at 4:46pm EDT, Northrup Grumman will be launching the Cygnus spacecraft on their Antares rocket from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. 

Cygnus will be launching on the Antares 230 rocket, which features RD-181 engines with increased perf...

May 21, 2018

Relive this morning's launch of the Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus spacecraft into orbit. Antares launched at 4:44am EDT from Wallops Island, Virginia carrying 7,385lbs (3,350kg) of supplies into orbit around the Earth. Cygnus is named after J.R. Thompson, a leader...

May 20, 2018

 At 4:39am EDT tomorrow, Orbital ATK will launch their Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The launch was previously targeted for today, but was moved for "further pre-launch ins...

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