The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket liftoff • Earth.com

Last update: July 18th, 2019 at 12:00 am

Today’s Image of the Day from NASA shows the liftoff of the Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with the Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard.

The spacecraft was launched on April 17, 2019 at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

The rocket delivered crew supplies and 7,600 pounds of science and research to the International Space Station.

By Chrissy Sexton, Earth.com Staff Writer

Image Credit: NASA/Bill Ingall

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