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SFI Video: ULA Atlas V rocket launches ‘S.S. John Glenn’ Cygnus to ISS

The Atlas V with the OA-7 'S.S. John Glenn' Cygnus launches out of Space Launch Complex 41. Photo Credit: Jacques van Oene / SpaceFlight Insider

The Atlas V with the OA-7 “S.S. John Glenn” Cygnus launches out of Space Launch Complex 41. Photo Credit: Jacques van Oene / SpaceFlight Insider

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — United Launch Alliance (ULA), Orbital ATK, and NASA sent the OA-7 “S.S. John Glenn” Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station on Tuesday, April 18. The mission got underway at the very opening of a 30-minute launch window at 11:11 a.m. EDT (15:11 GMT). SpaceFlight Insider captured the launch from numerous angles and produced the following video.

Video Credit: SpaceFlight Insider with NASA elements

 

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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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