• ISS resupply launch rescheduled for Sunday

    By: Chip Skambis

    Updated:

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. - A stray plane delayed for a day the launch of a rocket scheduled to carry supplies to the International Space Station Saturday morning, according to NASA.

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    The Orbital ATK Antares rocket sat on the launch pad in Virginia with all systems go for liftoff when the small plane strayed into restricted airspace at Wallops Island. 

    Orbital ATK called off the launch when it spotted the bogey. 

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    Officials have rescheduled the launch for 7:14 a.m. Sunday.

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    The unmanned rocket is carrying 7,400 pounds of cargo—including technology to test antibiotic resistance in microgravity.
     

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