Frank Culbertson, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Program Group at Orbital Sciences Corp. is seen during a press conference held after a mishap occurred during the launch of the Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft abo

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Frank Culbertson, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Advanced Program Group at Orbital Sciences Corp. is seen during a press conference held after a mishap occurred during the launch of the Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia. Cygnus was on its way to rendezvous with the space station. The Antares rocket lifted off to start its third resupply mission to the International Space Station, but suffered a catastrophic anomaly shortly after liftoff at 6:22 p.m. EDT.