Northrop Grumman Space Systems is scheduled to launch a Antares 230+ rocket as part of the Cygnus CRS-2 NG-19 mission. The launch is scheduled on 07/31/2023 00:00 UTC for the Resupply mission launching from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA. The status of the launch is Date/Time TBD. Don’t miss this exciting rocket launch! Watch the launch video of the Antares 230+ and experience the excitement for yourself.
Mission: Cygnus CRS-2 NG-19
This is the 19th flight of the Orbital ATK’s uncrewed resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its 18th flight to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.
Rocket: Antares 230+
Antares known during early development as Taurus II, is an expendable launch system developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation (now part of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems after Northrop Grumman acquired Orbital ATK) and the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau to launch the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s COTS and CRS programs. Able to launch payloads heavier than 5,000 kg (11,000 lb) into low-Earth orbit, Antares is the largest rocket operated by Orbital ATK. Antares launches from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport and made its inaugural flight on April 21, 2013.
Agency: Northrop Grumman Space Systems
Northrup Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions.