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