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Orbital ATK's Antares Rocket Launched for the first time after '14 Blast

Orbital ATK on Monday launched its Antares rocket en route to the International Space Station for the first time since a massive explosion after liftoff two years ago.
●    The new Antares 230 rocket propelled an unmanned cargo capsule, called Cygnus, toward the orbiting outpost carrying 5,100 pounds (2,300 kilograms) of supplies, food and science experiments.
●    The first and second stage portion of the rocket separated about five minutes after the launch as planned, and the Cygnus cargo ship reached orbit shortly after, according to a live broadcast of the launch on NASA television.
●    It is scheduled to berth at the space station early on Sunday, October 23.
●    After the Cygnus is unloaded, astronauts will repack it with trash from the space station. 
●    The spaceship will unlatch from the ISS in a month and burn up on re-entry into Earth's atmosphere.
●    The previous Antares rocket exploded in a fireball on October 28, 2014 just seconds after liftoff, destroying the cargo capsule and damaging the launch pad.
 

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