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Photos: Antares rocket blasts off from Eastern Shore of Virginia

1 month ago   |   By Spaceflight Now

A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket powered off its launch pad at Wallops Island, Virginia, on Feb. 20 with a Cygnus supply ship heading for the International Space Station.
Named for Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician portrayed in “Hidden Figures,” the Cygnus cargo freighter delivered more than 8,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the space station Feb. 22.
The mission began with an on-time launch at 12:36:50 p.m. EST on Feb. 20 with a successful launch from pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, a facility located on Wallops Island on Virginia's Eastern Shore.
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