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Antares rocket launch NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility

Oct. 2,2020 launch of Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility near Chincoteague Island in Virginia. Cygnus is loaded with nearly 8,000 pounds of cargo for the International Space Station. A liftoff on Oct. 2 meant a scheduled arrival at the space station on Monday, Oct. 5, 2020.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Oyster, Va, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Copyright: © Pete Federico