During ascent there were a couple callouts of “alpha 1 degree” that I don't recall hearing before. Is that because of the pitch over?
Liftoff if the @northropgrumman NG-12 mission carrying science and supplies to the International Space Station!What an amazing morning for launch!
Liftoff of Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket, launching at 9:59 a.m. with 8,200 pounds of supplies and science headed to the International Space Station.🚀🚀🚀My gallery will be updated throughout the day here: johnkrausphotos.com/Launch-Galleri…
More photos of this morning’s launch of NG-12 to the International Space Station:
Break out your sunglasses for my remote photos from @northropgrumman’s NG-12 launch this morning. You can read the Cyrillic on my engine shot 😎
That’s hot. 🔥 🚀 😎Two RD-181 engines propel the Northrop Grumman Antares rocket and 8,200 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station this morning!
😱😱😱😱😱😱Two RD-181 engines of the Antares first stage send the Cygnus cargo vehicle on its way to the International Space Station from @NASA_Wallops.#NG12 #Antares #Cygnus