Antares Launch Scrubbed, Rescheduled for Sunday

The Orbital ATK Cygnus space freighter is seen moments after being released from the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm. (Credit: NASA TV)

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (Orbital ATK) — Orbital ATK’s OA-8 mission was aborted on November 11, 2017 due to aircraft in the restricted area. Next launch attempt is November 12, 2017 at 7:14 a.m. EST.

The S.S. Gene Cernan Cygnus will launch aboard an Antares launch vehicle for the sixth time from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The spacecraft will deliver vital supplies and scientific equipment to the station as part of Orbital ATK’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA.

Additional launch information including a launch profile, mission description and fact sheets can be found below. Get live launch updates on our social media accounts: Twitter | Facebook | Instagram

  • Ranger foulers are SOOOO annoying.

  • Jacob Samorodin

    Doesn’t SpaceX use patrol helicopters to keep trespassing pilots away from exclusion zones?