The Antares rocket
The 600,000-pound rocket soared into the sky at 5 pm, burning liquid oxygen and kerosene fuel as it climbed toward orbit, where it released a simulated cargo vessel. The flight paves the way for Antares supply missions to the International Space Station, expected to begin in June or July.
April 21, 2013 4:31 PM PDT
Photo by: Orbital Sciences
| Caption by: Tim Hornyak
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