The 15th resupply mission to the International Space Station by a Cygnus cargo freighter is set for liftoff at 12:36 p.m. EST (1736 GMT) Saturday aboard an Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia. The Northrop Grumman-owned spacecraft will carry more than 8,000 pounds of experiments and provisions for the space station and its seven-person crew.
Live coverage of the countdown and launch of an Antares rocket from Virginia with Northrop Grumman’s 15th operational Cygnus resupply flight to the International Space Station. Text updates will appear automatically below. Follow us on Twitter.