Video: Antares thunders off on Comeback Mission

Orbital ATK’s Antares 230 rocket thundered off from Wallops Island after sunset on Monday, marking its return to flight after a stand-down of two years following a dramatic 2014 launch failure. Fitted with new engines, Antares lifted off at 23:45 UTC and completed a flawless nine-minute climb to send the Cygnus OA-5 spacecraft on its way to deliver cargo to the International Space Station.

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