NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility will launch an Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft April 17 — and the launch may be visible across the East Coast. This map indicates when (in seconds) and where to look up in the sky after liftoff: Viewing map for NG-12 cargo mission launch. Orbital ATK's next cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station is scheduled to launch on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Viewing Rocket Launches. Outside the predicted visibility area? Posted: April 14th, 2019.
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Populations all along the east coast will have the chance to catch a glimpse of the launch. The rocket is scheduled to launch about 10 minutes after sunset in Delaware.
It fulfills the two major geographical requirements of … NASA has been launching small rockets from Wallops Island (the Barrier Island to south of Chincoteague) since 1945. Parts of the Eastern United States may see Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, scheduled for 9:59 a.m. EDT on Saturday, Nov. 2. In recent years, however, Wallops has become better known for the large scale rocket launch taking place from the facility. The five-minute launch window opens at 8:03 p.m. EDT.
Antares launch visibility maps October 17, 2016 Stephen Clark If you would like to see more articles like this please support our coverage of the space program by becoming a Spaceflight Now Member .