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How to watch an exciting rocket launch tonight

How to watch an exciting rocket launch tonight
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On Monday, Oct. 17 the aerospace company, Orbital ATK, will be launching its Antares rocket, which is carrying a payload for the International Space Station. It's the first ISS mission for Orbital ATK in two years, making the launch an exciting one.

The rocket is scheduled to blast off at 7:40 pm ET out of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility off the Virginia coast, and 14 states along the east coast will have the chance to see the rocket climb toward space shortly after take off. 

Produced by Gene Kim. Original reporting by Jessica Orwig.

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