[amsat-bb] Antares Launch: Tonight (Weds) from Wallops Island, VA @ 6:22 PM
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Tue Oct 28 13:33:45 UTC 2014
-----------------------Antares Launch Postponed to Oct. 28
Posted on October 27, 2014 at 6:47 pm
The next launch attempt for Orbital Sciences’ Antares rocket carrying its
Cygnus cargo spacecraft is scheduled for 6:22 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 28
from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight
Facility in Virginia. There is a 10 minute launch window. Live coverage on
NASA TV will begin at 5:30 p.m. EDT.
Monday’s launch attempt was scrubbed because of a boat down range in the
trajectory Antares would have flown had it lifted off.
At last report, the weather forecast for Oct. 28 was 95-percent favorable.
Arrival of the Cygnus spacecraft at the International Space Station would
occur Nov. 2.
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Should be quite a show from those of us in the mid-Atlantic area.
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