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ORBITAL ATK-8 (OA-8) CARGO FLIGHT TO ISS, Nov 12, 2017, Wallops Island, VA, 7:14 am ET (post launch bfg 10:00 am ET) NASA TV

UPDATE, November 12:  Launch was successful at 7:19 am ET, the end of the 5 minute window.

UPDATE, November 11:  The launch this morning was scrubbed at the last minute when an aircraft entered restricted airspace.  The next attempt will be tomorrow, November 12, at 7:14 am ET.

UPDATE October 19:  Orbital ATK confirms that the launch date has been rescheduled to November 11 at NASA’s request. The launch time is 7:37 am ET.  The Cygnus spacecraft will be named after the last Apollo 17 astronaut Gene Cernan. It will deliver 7,385 pounds (3,350 kilograms) of cargo to the ISS. 

NASA TV will cover the launch beginning at 7:00 am ET.  A post-launch news conference is scheduled for approximately 10:00 am ET. (Two pre-launch briefings will take place on November 10.)

Original Entry: Orbital ATK will launch its 8th Commercial Resupply Services cargo mission (OA-8) to the International Space Station (ISS) on November 10, 2017.  This launch will use Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket, which is launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, VA (on the Delaware-Maryland-Virginia — DELMARVA — peninsula).

Launch is scheduled for 8:03 am ET.  If the launch slips, the next opportunity is Saturday, November 11, at 7:37 am ET.

NASA TV typically broadcasts these launches.  Further details will be announced later.


November 12, 2017
3:00 am - 11:00 pm