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ORBITAL "Antares / Orb-1 "
CRS (Commercial Resupply Services)
First "Cygnus" - ISS Commercial Resupply Services Mission
This is the first of eight commercial cargo resupply missions to the ISS under the NASA Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract.
Antares was successfully launched on Jan 9, 2014 from Pad 0A, Mid Atlantic Regional Spaceport on Wallops Island, Virgina.
The AXM version for the Antares rocket papermodel was made possible from photos obtained from Spaceflight Now website. The graphic details for the Cygnus cargo vessel were obtained from photos from various sources including Orbital's website and NASASpaceFlight.com forum.
For this mission, the papermodel carry the Orbital and Cygnus logos on its exterior and also the navigation lights green and red. The papermodel also comes in launch configuration version for 1:100 scale only with the Castor 30 Solid Motor engine.
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