WATCH REPLY: Atlas V Rocket Launch To ISS Successful Tuesday Morning

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Launch Window Opens at 11:11 a.m.

WATCH REPLAY:  Watch Live here beginning at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday morning as a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 will launch a Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft on the initial leg of its cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.

BREVARD COUNTY • CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, FLORIDA – Watch Live here beginning at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday morning as a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 will launch a Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft on the initial leg of its cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.

 

The launch will be from Space Launch Complex-41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, with the 30-minute launch window opening at 11:11 a.m. EDT.

Orbital ATK developed the Cygnus advanced maneuvering spacecraft to perform ISS cargo delivery missions under the Commercial Resupply Service contract with NASA. At a total weight of approximately 15,928 pounds, OA-7 will include approximately 7,452pounds of internal cargo and an 183 pounds of external deployer carrying CubeSats.

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Launch Notes: This mission marks the third time ULA’s Atlas V has launched Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft on its way to the ISS. OA-7 will be the 71st launch of the Atlas V rocket since its first launch in 2002.

The Atlas V 401 configuration rocket has flown 35 times, supporting a diverse set of missions, including national security, science and exploration, commercial as well as International Space Station resupply.

Space Cost Daily will carry the launch live on Space Coast Daily TV starting at 10 a.m.

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Watch Live here beginning at 10:15 a.m. Tuesday morning as a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 will launch a Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft on the initial leg of its cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.


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