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Pretty sweet aurora viewing for those of you in Antarctica. Might want to put a jacket on. http://www.wunderground.com/global/stations/89009.html

GOES visible satellite image as of 4:25 p.m. ET. #Antares Wallops Island launch site highlighted in red.

GOES visible satellite image from 3:10 p.m. ET. Clouds may prevent Antares launch viewing in some areas.

Planned Antares trajectory viewed in . Looking ESE toward Wallops Island. (Source: NASA)

Getting off the ground. (via NASA TV)

Image from simulation of 2012 DA14 close approach.

The Atlas V rocket slowly leaps off the pad. (Source: )

T-minus 1 minute and counting. Weather looks much better than earlier.

T-minus 1 minute and counting. Weather looks much better than earlier.

Recent infrared satellite imagery for Cape Canaveral area. Still overcast near the pad (red circled area).

Wheels down. That's it. #OV105

Speechless. (via )

Speechless. (via )

Speechless. (via )

#OV105, movie star (via ):

Low #OV105 flyby of LAX (via ):

#OV105 is approaching Malibu (via ).

#OV105 should be approaching the Los Angeles area soon. Suggested viewing locations from :

#SpotTheShuttle reports from Sacramento coming in, so #OV105 is likely on the way to S.F. Suggested viewing locations:

Looks like live video on TV of #OV105 from the T-38 chase plane. Whoa. #SpotTheShuttle