Orbital Launch to ISS Postponed to Sunday


Image Credit: OSC

The summer season of launch delays is still in full effect.

From NASA:

Orbital Sciences Corp. has postponed the launch of its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station until 12:52 p.m. EDT on Sunday, July 13, from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Severe weather in the Wallops area has repeatedly interrupted Orbital’s operations schedule leading up to the launch.

NASA Television coverage of Sunday’s launch will begin at noon.

Image: The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft aboard, stands at Launch Pad-0A, Thursday, July 10, 2014, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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