Watch: Rocket carrying International Space Station cargo launches from Cape Canaveral

Posted at 7:05 AM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 11:33:59-04

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket carrying a Cygnus spacecraft from Orbital ATK successfully launched from Cape Canaveral on Tuesday morning.

The launch occurred at 11:11 a.m.

The Cygnus unit is packing more than 7,600 pounds of scientific research, crew supplies and other materials to be delivered to the International Space Station. The spacecraft is scheduled to arrive on Saturday, April 22 around 6 a.m.

NASA also broadcast its first-ever 360-degree rocket launch video on their YouTube channel! Watch the 360 video below: