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    1/09/2014, 1:16:25 AM

    Update at 6:00 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014

    Launch is targeted for 1:07 p.m. EST, Thursday 01/09/2014. Wallops Ustream coverage begins at 7 a.m. and on NASA-TV at 12:45 p.m.


    As part of our comprehensive coverage of the scheduled launch of an Antares rocket carrying an International Space Station resupply payload, this page will be your “go-to” source for useful links, maps and everything related to the launch. Antares Roll Out to Pad 0A Jan. 5, 2014


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    Launch Location: NASA Wallops Flight Facility

    Scheduled Launch Date: Jan. 8, 2014

    Scheduled Launch Window: 1:32 to 1:37 p.m. Eastern Time

    Mission: International Space Station Resupply Mission

    Rocket: Orbital Sciences Antares rocket

    Payload: Cygnus cargo spacecraft

    Launch Viewing Maps (from Orbital Sciences)

    Could I possibly see the launch from where I am?

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    How long after launch might I see the rocket?


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    A more detailed explanation of the Viewing Maps can be found here.

    For those unable to view the launch live, the Ustream video of the launch can be viewed here:
    Video streaming by Ustream

    The Ustream coverage of the mission will start at about 8:30 a.m. on the day of the launch, beginning with press conferences and other launch related information.

    Follow all of our coverage on our Facebook page by clicking here.

    Follow Accuweather Astronomy's own Hunter Outten's up-to-the-minute Twitter coverage by clicking here.
    The views expressed are those of the author and not necessarily those of AccuWeather, Inc. or AccuWeather.com

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