Antares Rocket Launches Tonight, And The Weather Is Expected To Be Perfect (LIVESTREAM)

October 27, 2014 8:33 PM

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The countdown has begun for Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Antares rocket, which will carry a Cygnus cargo spacecraft into the great beyond.

The liftoff will take place on Oct. 27, 2014, at 6:45 p.m. EDT from the Mid-Atlantic Spaceport's Pad 0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, NASA reported. The takeoff will most likely be a success because the weather this evening is expected to be 99 percent favorable.

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