Heather went to Kennedy Space Center and observed the ULA launch of the Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral yesterday!

The rocket carried a Cygnus cargo capsule loaded with more than 7,600 pounds of clothes, food, water, equipment and science experiments for the space station crew.

The Cygnus (named the S.S. John Glenn, after the first American to orbit the Earth) will reach the ISS on Saturday morning, April 22.

For the first time, NASA broadcast a live, 360-degree view of the launch on YouTube: