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Antares Rocket launch heads to ISS from NASA Wallops

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In an impressive plume of smoke and burning jet fuel, NASA’s Antrares Rocket successfully lifted off at approximately 6:01 p.m. from Virginia’s Wallops Flight Facility on Tuesday, June 10.

The three-month stint where the Cygnus Spacecraft will be docked with the International Space Station’s Unity Module will transport 8,200 pounds of science and research crew supplies.

Among the cargo are the tools needed to conduct cutting-edge medical, logistical and technological research.

What’s on board:NASA Wallops launch to ISS sets stage for research haul on slime molds, muscle loss and more

Also at Wallops:Accomack rezones 28 acres for potential Rocket Lab manufacturing site

This marks Northrop Grumman’s 16th Commercial Resupply mission to the ISS. 

WATCH REPLAY:Livestream: Antares rocket launch to International Space Station

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