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    UPDATE: The launch was scrubbed due to a boat in a safety zone. The new launch time is Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 6:22 p.m. 

    All systems are ready.

    The Antares rocket is slated to blast off at 6:45 p.m. at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility near Chincoteague Island, Virginia.

    The rocket will carry Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft, loaded with approximately 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments, to the International Space Station, according to a NASA release. 

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