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Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo craft launched from Wallops Flight Facility on the Orbital-2 mission -- the company's second operational resupply mission to the International Space Station, under its Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

Antares Rocket Raising

The Orbital Science Corporation Antares rocket is seen as it is raised into position at launch Pad-0A, Tuesday, December 16, 2013, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, V

NASA and Orbital Sciences Corp. Saturday moved the targeted launch date of the Orbital-1 resupply mission to the International Space Station.

Attached to the Harmony node, the first Cygnus commercial cargo spacecraft built by Orbital Sciences Corp., in the grasp of the Canadarm2, is photographed by an Expedition 37 crew member on the International Space Station.

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft is bound for the International Space Station on a test flight. This flight will prove Cygnus' ability to rendezvous with the station and be captured by the crew on board.

The September 2012 edition of Space Quarterly Magazine is now available. Here are the table of contents for the U.S. and Canadian editions.

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