NASA commercial space partner Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., successfully launched its Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard its Antares rocket. The spacecraft will deliver about 1,300 pounds of cargo, including food and clothing, to the Expedition 37 crew.
Mission: Orbital 1
Launch date: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 10:58 a.m. EDT
Location: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia