Science Cygnus headed to space station with food, clothing, and other supplies

After a series of delays, including a 24-hour slip prompted by a solar flare, Orbital Science's robotic Cygnus spacecraft is en route to the International Space Station.

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The commercial spaceflight company Orbital Sciences Corp. launched a robotic spacecraft from Virginia's Eastern Shore Thursday (Jan. 9) on a milestone flight: the company's first official cargo delivery to the International Space Station.