NASA successfully launches rocket to resupply ISS

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. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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