Antares 230
Cygnus CRS OA-5 (S.S. Alan Poindexter)

Antares 230 | Cygnus CRS OA-5 (S.S. Alan Poindexter)

Orbital ATK launch of a Antares 230 Rocket


Orbital ATK was scheduled to launch a Antares 230 rocket as part of the Cygnus CRS OA-5 (S.S. Alan Poindexter) mission. The launch window for the Resupply mission was on Mon Oct 17th 2016 7:40 PM from Launch Area 0 A, Wallops Island, Virginia. The status of the launch was Success with an 100% chance for favorable weather conditions. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Antares 230 and experience the excitement for yourself.


Mission

Cygnus CRS OA-5 (S.S. Alan Poindexter)

This is the seventh flight of the Orbital ATK's unmanned resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its sixth flight to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Orbital ATK named the vehicle after astronaut Alan Poindexter who was the commander of STS-131.

Location

Launch Area 0 A, Wallops Island, Virginia

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Rocket

Antares 230

Orbital ATK
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