An unmanned NASA rocket exploded early Tuesday October, 28, 2014. According to NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft were set to launch at 6:22 p.m. ET. It was set to carry some 5,000 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. No loss of life occurred in the failed NASA rocket launch Tuesday, a spokesman for the agency told CNN.