Antares rocket moved to launch pad in Virginia

October 27, 2014 12:35 AM

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Ground crews transferred an Antares rocket out of an assembly building to a launch pad on Virginia’s Eastern Shore on Friday in a major step before liftoff Monday to resupply the International Space Station.

Mounted on a self-propelled mobile transporter, the rocket rolled out of a horizontal integration facility Friday afternoon and reached launch pad 0A at Wallops Island, Va., at nightfall after a one-mile journey.

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