The early-morning skies of the U.S. central eastern coast were lit up with yellowish fire and a crackling roar as the latest Antares rocket, carrying the S.S. John Young Cygnus resupply spacecraft, tore brightly and loudly like a burning torch into the heavens. Northrop Grumman’s NG-10 mission lifted off at 4:01 a.m. EST (9:01 GMT) Nov. 17, 2018, from pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The 139-foot (42.5-meter) tall Antares rocket... ASTRO WATCH · 3 months
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