Antares Range Count Begins
Sat, 20 Apr 2013 03:47:47 PM GMT
The Range count started on time at 9 a.m. EDT in preparation for
today's launch at 5 p.m. of Orbital Sciences Corporation's test flight
of its Antares rocket from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops
Island, Va. The pad close out crew is completing final configuration of
the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A. The team will verify the
operation of critical pneumatic and cryogenic components before leaving
the pad and allowing the remote control operations to begin.
The launch will be broadcast live on NASA Television beginning at 4:30 p.m.
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