201401090006hq (9 Jan. 2014) An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it launches from Pad 0A at NASAs Wallops Flight Facility (Virginia) on Jan. 9, 2014. Antares is carrying the 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. Cygnus is carrying science experiments, crew provisions, spare parts and other hardware to the space station.

Media Credit: Image courtesy of NASA/Bill Ingalls