Oct. 19--NASA Television will provide live coverage on its website of the departure a U.S. commercial cargo spacecraft that delivered supplies to the International Space Station.
Coverage begins at 7 a.m. on Tuesday. The spacecraft has been attached to the space station since Sept. 29.
Cygnus was launched into space on by Orbital Sciences Corp., of Dulles, aboard an Antares rocket on Sept. 18 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. It carried 1,300 pounds of supplies to the space station.
The launch was visible from several Hampton Roads communities. After the launch, Frank Culbertson, executive vice president of Orbital Sciences Corp., called the rendezvous with the space station "the product of the American education system."
The cargo in the delivery included food, clothing and student experiments.
For more information on NASA's coverage of the mission, visit the NASA Television website.
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