NASA is ready to launch an Antares missile during this week's mission, which returned to the International Space Station from the Wallpapers spacecraft in Virginia.
Weather permission, Northrup Grumman rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft can be seen in the East Coast by a few minutes after the Wallops & # 39; s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. "If this sky is open, the launch can be seen in most parts of the East Coast," wrote the Facebook network.
Without a pilot, the Cygnus cargo ship is carrying out food, equipment and research in the amount of 7,500 pounds.
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One of the scientific experiments on the board explores how the universe emerged from the starter. Someone else studies Parkinson's disease pathology. Another participant has been involved in long-term space missions for the permanent preparation and repair of plastic materials.
The launch window opens at 4:23 pm on Friday. NASA had originally planned to launch rockets 24 hours earlier, but had to turn it back in an unfavorable weather.
"According to Wallops today, 90 percent of adverse weather conditions have appeared, and the main problem is that it is a thick cloud, weather conditions and low cloud ceiling," wrote Northrop Grumman on Wednesday. "It is expected that there will be heavy rains (1-2 inches) and wind power (45-50 miles)."
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Weather can affect Friday's flight. Rainfall is expected in the morning on Friday, with heavy rainfall on the horizon. Scratch launch will again send mission again on Saturday.
"Conditions move on Saturday morning to reach high-pressure buildings in the south-east and east coast of the United States that will ease the wind and make it clear sky," writes Northrop Grumman. "On Monday morning, the United Arab Emirates's expected impact on the town of Vilnopa will take place on Saturday morning in the strong front of the Bermuda state, with intense rainfall and strong winds.
The rescue mission of the space station is the first after the launch of the Kazakhstan Soyuz rocket carrier on October 11. The Russian space research has accused the sensor of being struck by force for two minutes after the rocket launch.
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NASA cosmonaut Nick Haag and Russian cosmonaut Alexei Ovchini were forced to flee from the cosmodrome after the Baikonur launch.
Later on Friday, Russia is also planning to mobilize its efforts on the ISS.
Associated Press contributed to this article. Visit James Rogers on Twitter @jamesjrogers