Weather Again Delays ISS Resupply Launch at Wallops
There’s been another delay in the rocket launch from Wallops Flight Facility.
The mission to resupply the International Space Station is now scheduled for Saturday due to the rainy weather.
The Salisbury Daily Times reports that each day the launched is moved 20 to 25 minutes earlier.
It had been set for 4:23 a.m. on Friday.
The probability for problems with the launch is 55 percent for tomorrow.
Officials said that drops to 5 percent on Saturday.
The unmanned Cygnus cargo craft will will carry 7,500 pounds of groceries, hardware and research.
One of the science experiments onboard will explore how the universe formed from stardust. Another will explore the pathology of Parkinson's disease. Yet another involves the sustainable fabrication and repair of plastic materials on lengthy space missions.
NASA TV will stream the launch on its website. Visitors can watch the launch from the NASA Wallops Visitor Center grounds and bleachers.
(AP contributed to this report)