PHOTOS: Antares on the eve of launch

On the eve of its first flight, the Antares rocket stands on launch pad 0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The 13-story rocket, developed by Orbital Sciences Corp., will eventually carry supplies on launches to the International Space Station.

Liftoff is scheduled for Wednesday at 5 p.m. EDT (2100 GMT).

See our Mission Status Center for the latest news on the launch.

Photo credit: Stephen Clark/Spaceflight Now

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