Saturday, April 20, 2013
Antares Launch Attempt Set for Today
Antares Range Count Begins
The Range count started on time at 9 a.m. EDT in preparation for
today's launch at 5 p.m. of Orbital Sciences Corporation's test flight
of its Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va. The pad close out crew is completing final configuration of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A. The team will verify the operation of critical pneumatic and cryogenic components before leaving the pad and allowing the remote control operations to begin.
The launch will be broadcast live on NASA Television beginning at 4:30 p.m.
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For more information about the launch, visit:
More information available HERE
Launch now is scheduled for Sunday at 5 p.m. EDT
at 4/20/2013 03:15:00 PM