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SFI Video: Launch of Antares 230 with S.S. Alan Poindexter Cygnus spacecraft

An Orbital ATK Antares 230 rocket lifted off from Pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at 7:45 p.m. EDT (23:45 GMT) on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Photo Credit: Charles Twine / SpaceFlight Insider

An Orbital ATK Antares 230 rocket lifted off from Pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at 7:45 p.m. EDT (23:45 GMT) on Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. Photo Credit: Charles Twine / SpaceFlight Insider

WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, Va. — With mission managers pushing the flight to the very close of a five-minute long launch window, Orbital ATK and NASA launched an Antares 230 rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A at 7;45 p.m. EDT (23:45 GMT) on Oct. 17, 2016. SFI captured the liftoff on video.

Video courtesy of SpaceFlight Insider

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Jason Rhian spent several years honing his skills with internships at NASA, the National Space Society and other organizations. He has provided content for outlets such as: Aviation Week & Space Technology, Space.com, The Mars Society and Universe Today.

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