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The launch was originally scheduled for March but was delayed due to a leak.
The crew aboard the International Space Station will be getting a visitor pretty soon in the form of an automated cargo ship.
NASA launched the Cygnus spacecraft Tuesday. Aboard was over 7,000 pounds of science stuff, supplies and hardware. It should reach the ISS in about four days.
For the science nerd, it's kind of a mother lode. There's a new plant habitat that might one day produce plants for deep-space missions. There are also experiments to improve chemotherapy and 38 mini-satellites called CubeSats that will also be used for research.
This Cygnus spacecraft has been dubbed the S.S. John Glenn, after the first American astronaut to orbit the Earth. Glenn died in December.
This launch was supposed to happen in March, but a leak caused the flight to be grounded.
If a meteor actually hits Earth, it's called a meteorite. As many as 30 pebble-size ones strike the planet each day.By Alex Brandon / AP
NASA managers said they were delighted with the progress of the mission.By NASA / AP
If all goes well during the three-week flight, the capsule will be propelled into an orbit around the moon and then return to Earth in December.By John Raoux / AP
As of early this month, about 99% of the active-duty troops in the Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps had been vaccinated, and 98% of the Army.By Ted S. Warren / AP
Spain controlled the game Tuesday but struggled to get past the well-organized Moroccans, who ultimately prevailed in a shootout.By Luca Bruno / AP
An increase to 48 teams could mean more one-sided games that may take some of the shine off a tournament that is meant to be the best vs. the best.By Abbie Parr / AP