Antares rocket loaded with time-sensitive cargo for launch to space station Saturday
Source: Spaceflight Now
Date Published: 02/19/2021
A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket and Cygnus supply ship, named the “S.S. Katherine Johnson” for the trailblazing NASA mathematician portrayed in “Hidden Figures,” were loaded with final time-sensitive cargo Friday at a launch pad on Virginia’s Eastern Shore ahead of a midday blastoff Saturday heading for the International Space Station.