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Photos: Orbital Sciences' 1st Cygnus Cargo Mission to Space Station

Antares Rolls Out for Orbital-1 Mission

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This image shows an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket as it is rolled out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in advance of a planned Wednesday, Jan. 8th, 1:32 p.m. EST launch, Wallops Island, VA. The Antares will launch a Cygnus spacecraft on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Orbital-1 mission is Orbital Sciences' first contracted cargo delivery flight to the space station for NASA.

Antares Rocket Rollout Jan. 5, 2014

NASA/Bill Ingalls

An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is rolled out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014, in advance of a planned Wednesday, Jan. 8th, 1:32 p.m. EST launch, Wallops Island, VA. The Antares will launch a Cygnus spacecraft on a cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. The Orbital-1 mission is Orbital Sciences' first contracted cargo delivery flight to the space station for NASA. Among the cargo aboard Cygnus set to launch to the space station are science experiments, crew provisions, spare parts and other hardware.

Orb-1 Mission Rollout

Orbital Sciences Corp.

Antares rolled out to Pad 0A on Jan. 5, 2014.

Antares Rocket Rolls Out at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility

NASA/Bill Ingalls

An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is rolled out to Launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2014 in advance of a planned Wednesday, Jan. 8th, 1:32 p.m. EST launch, Wallops Island, Va.

Antares Roll Out to Pad 0A, Dec. 17, 2013

NASA

Antares rolled out to Pad 0A on Dec. 17, 2013.

Antares Rocket Preparation

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Orbital Science Corporation Antares rocket is seen shortly after it was raised into position at launch Pad-0A, Tuesday, December 16, 2013, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA.

Antares Rocket Raised on the Launch Pad

NASA/Bill Ingalls

The Orbital Science Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is raised into position at launch Pad-0A, Tuesday, December 16, 2013, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA.

Antares Rocket Rollout Side View

NASA/Bill Ingalls

An Orbital Science Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is rolled out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Tuesday, December 17, 2013 in advance of a launch from Wallops Island, VA.

Antares Rocket Rollout

NASA/Bill Ingalls

An Orbital Science Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is rolled out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility Tuesday, December 16, 2013 in advance of a launch from Wallops Island, VA.

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus Spacecraft Mated to Antares Rocket

Orbital Sciences

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft is attached to its Antares rocket on Dec. 10, 2013 for a planned Dec. 19 launch to deliver cargo for the International Space Station.

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