Antares Rocket Explodes Leaving Eastern Shore

News — October 28, 2014 at 7:17 pm by

The rocket, Antares, carrying 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments headed to the International Space Station exploded right after blast off from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Va.

Rocket was unmanned

A mishap occurred shortly after liftoff. Orbital has declared a contingency. NASA and Orbital are still determining when a press conference will be held. The latest information and a news conference schedule will be posted on this site.

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