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The Bruce Murray Space Image Library

Liftoff of Antares

Filed under International Space Station, private spaceflight

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Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket blasts off from Pad-0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island, Va. Perched atop Antares is the Cygnus resupply spacecraft, which is carrying 1,300 pounds (589 kilograms) of cargo to the International Space Station.


Original image data dated on or about September 18, 2013


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