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Photos: Antares rocket lights up eastern shore of Virginia

October 22, 2016

Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket returned to flight Oct. 17 with a successful evening launch from Virginia’s Eastern Shore, a beacon visible for hundreds of miles along the U.S. East Coast as the 13-story rocket set course for a cargo delivery to the International Space Station.

Antares launch visibility maps

October 17, 2016

Residents along the U.S. East Coast from South Carolina to Massachusetts could glimpse Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket climbing into space Monday night on a cargo run to the International Space Station.

Photos: Antares rolls out for first time since 2014

October 14, 2016

An Antares rocket is being prepared for launch for the first time in two years after emerging from the Horizontal Integration Facility at Wallops Island, Virginia, on Thursday evening for a one-mile trip to the launch pad.

Antares rocket raised on launch pad for station supply run

October 14, 2016

Engineers erected a commercial Antares rocket vertical on its launch pad on Virginia’s Eastern Shore Friday, positioning the 13-story booster for liftoff Sunday night with more than 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments for the International Space Station.

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