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LIVE: Antares rocket launch aborted

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Posted at 4:00 PM, Apr 17, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-17 16:51:57-04

Orbital Sciences Corporation, a commercial partner of NASA, was to launch its first Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wednesday.

However, approximately 13 minutes before the launch was scheduled, the mission was aborted.