SFI LIVE: Launch Coverage of ULA Atlas V 401 with Orbital ATK’s OA-6 Cygnus
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — United Launch Alliance (ULA) is preparing to launch an Atlas V 401 rocket with Orbital ATK’s S.S. Rick Husband Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station this evening. SpaceFlight Insider‘s live webcast will begin at 10:30 p.m. EDT (barring any unforeseen issues with the Eastern Range). The launch window is scheduled to open at 11:05 p.m. EDT and extend some 30 minutes.
Tonight’s flight will take place from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 41 and will be the fifth flight of the Cygnus to the ISS and the second of two flights using ULA’s Atlas V booster.
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