Mission: Orbital 1 Commercial Resupply Services flight
Launch Vehicle: Antares
Cargo ship: Cygnus
08 January 2014 TBA (Possibly Thursday 9-Jan)
Status: LAUNCHED ON 09 Jan 2014
Analysis from SWPC:
Analysis of Solar Active Regions and Activity from 06/2100Z to
07/2100Z: Solar activity has been at high levels for the past 24 hours.
The largest solar event of the period was a X1 event observed at
Launch time: 18:30 UTC
Launch Site: Wallops Flight Facility
Launch Pad: Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A
Odds of Favorable Weather:
Coverage should be available at the NASA-TV link at the top of the page.
Orbital Sciences had a successful satellite launch yesterday atop a Space X Falcon rocket. Hopefully they can go two-for-two in getting a nice clean launch of their own rocket today.by