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Antares rocket loaded with time-sensitive cargo for launch to space station Saturday – Spaceflight Now – Spaceflight Now




A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket emerges from the Horizontal Integration Facility at Wallops Island, Virginia, on Feb. 16. Credit: NASA/Patrick Black
A Northrop Grumman Cygnus supply ship named the S.S. Katherine Johnson for the trailblazing NASA mathematician portrayed in “Hidden Figures was loaded with time-sensitive cargo Friday at a launch pad in Virginia for a midday blastoff Saturday toward the International Space Station.
The final few items were sealed inside the Cygnus cargo freighter…

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