Orb-1 launched for Cygnus' first cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station on January 9th, 2014. This was the first fully-fledged cargo resupply mission from MARS Pad 0A and the third flight of Antares since the program began launching from the pad in 2013. Orb-1 was the first flight of the Antares 120 series from MARS Pad 0A.

The Cygnus spacecraft aboard Orb-1 was named the S.S. C. Gordon Fullerton.

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