In the United States launched the Antares rocket, with cargo

В США запустили ракету Antares с грузом

In the United States launched the booster Antares space truck

The cargo ship Cygnus will deliver about three and a half tons of cargo to the International space station.

Booster Antares with Cygnus spacecraft on Saturday, November 17, was launched from the spaceport in Virginia, according to NASA.

The ship will deliver to the International space station (ISS) more than three tons of cargo.

By the way, the basic design of the first stage of the rocket was designed and manufactured in Ukraine.

“The Antares rocket has just been launched from wallops flight facility in Virginia. Heading to the ISS truck Cygnus will deliver about 7400 pounds (about 3.4 tons – ed.) of cargo,” – said NASA.

LIFTOFF! The @northropgrumman #Antares rocket has sent the #Cygnus cargo vehicle on its way to the @Space_Station to deliver about 7,400 pounds of @ISS_Research and cargo! Check out the first photos of the launch – https://t.co/AhNhB52pad pic.twitter.com/EcmzXsOuRH

— NASA HQ PHOTO (@nasahqphoto) 17 Nov 2018.

We will remind, on the eve of SpaceX launched a Falcon 9 with Qatari satellite. The first stage of the rocket successfully sat on a floating platform off the coast of Florida.

Prior to that, Rocket Lab successfully launched the first commercial rocket launch.

 

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