NASA Television Briefing Previews Science Cargo Being Launched to Space Station
NASA TV aired a news briefings from Wallops Flight Facility to preview the science cargo that Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to transport on its mission to resupply the International Space Station . Cygnus will carry 2,780 pounds of supplies to the space station, including vital science experiments that will expand the research capabilities of the Expedition 38 crew members aboard the orbiting laboratory. The launch of Cygnus atop an Antares rocket from Pad 0A at Wallops Flight Facility, is currently scheduled for Jan. 8 at 1:32 p.m. EST. NASA TV will carry the launch live.