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Antares Launch at Wallops Delayed Until September

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Antares rocket on the launch pad. (Photo: WBOC) Antares rocket on the launch pad. (Photo: WBOC)

ATLANTIC, Va.- The next Antares rocket launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on the Eastern Shore of Virginia has been delayed. 

Orbital ATK announced Wednesday morning that there are no problems, but a combination of factors have led to the launch being pushed back until the last half of September.

The Antares rocket launch will carry supplies to the International Space Station. It will be the first Antares launch from Wallops since a rocket exploded seconds back in October of 2014. Shortly after liftoff, a failure in one of the two engine's turbo pumps caused the termination of the launch and saw the rocket come crashing back down to earth.

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