NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s Space Station Launch from Virginia

The Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer-02 (AMS-02) as seen from the International Space Station
Credits: NASA

Media accreditation is open for the launch of Northrop Grummans 12th commercial resupply services mission aboard its Cygnus spacecraft to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station.

Northrop Grumman is targeting liftoff of its Antares rocket for no earlier than 2:39 p.m. EDT Oct. 21 from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceports Pad-0A at NASAs Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island in Virginia. This is the first mission under Northrops Commercial Resupply Services-2 contract with NASA.

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