7 July 2014
Orbital Sciences Corporation will launch its Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft on its second ISS resupply mission on 11 July. Orbital cleared the mission after confirming that the AJ26 engines that the rocket uses would not suffer the same fate as one that failed during testing back in May. Liftoff is targeted for is 1:40 p.m. It will take about four days for the spacecraft to reach the ISS, where it will spend 40 days while astronauts unload and reload cargo. The mission, originally scheduled for June, was delayed twice after a rocket engine failed during testing at Stennis Space Center in May. (Image Credit: NASA)
More Info > (Delmarva (MD) Daily Times)