NASA successfully launches rocket to resupply ISS

The Cygnus spacecraft launched successfully in Virginia. (CNN/NASA)
The Cygnus spacecraft launched successfully in Virginia. (CNN/NASA)

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. (CNN/NASA) — The Cygnus spacecraft launched successfully in Virginia.

The unmanned rocket headed to the International Space Station with 3,300 pounds of cargo on Sunday.

It is carrying food and supplies for the crew, hardware and scientific equipment and experiments.

Cygnus will remain there for about one month before coming back to Earth.

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