The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is sending 7,600 pounds of research, supplies and hardware to the crew members living and working on the International Space Station.
The space launch by Northrop Grumman Corporation wull be using its Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus spacecraft.
The company named it in honor of astronaut Roger Chaffee who was selected to fly on the first manned mission of the Apollo program in 1967.
Liftoff is scheduled for 4:46 p.m. EDT from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
And then, another from SpaceX.
The mission, was dubbed Arabsat 6A.
It launched a large communications satellite for Saudi Arabian corporation Arabsat. The satellite was built by Lockheed Martin, an advanced commercial communications satellite, designed to provide internet and communications services to residents of the Middle East, Africa and parts of Europe.
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