Orbital ATK CRS-8 Prelaunch Mission Status Briefing

NASA commercial cargo provider Orbital ATK is scheduled to launch its eighth mission to the International Space Station at 7:37 a.m. EST Saturday, Nov. 11 from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Live launch coverage will begin at 7 a.m. on NASA Television and the agency’s website.

On Friday, Nov. 10 mission managers provided an overview of the mission, and status of launch operations during a prelaunch briefing.

Under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract, Cygnus will carry about 7,400 pounds of crew supplies and hardware to the space station, including science and research in support of dozens of research investigations that will occur during Expeditions 53 and 54.

Source: NASA, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVPAkyWq1is
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