Cygnus Cargo Craft departs Space Station after record-setting Mission, Fiery Re-Entry ahead

The S.S. Deke Slayton II Cygnus OA-4 Cargo Craft departed the International Space Station after a 72-day stay to head towards the end of a highly successful mission that set a new record for the docked duration of a Commercial Resupply Craft and saw a number of firsts.

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U.S. Resupply Missions to ISS resume with flawless Cygnus Rendezvous

Cargo missions to the International Space Station have officially resumed with the successful rendezvous and capture of the Cygnus OA-4 spacecraft on Wednesday, marking the first Commercial Cargo Vehicle to arrive at ISS after launch failures of both Commercial Resupply Services Program partners.

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Cygnus inbound for Rendezvous with Space Station in record-setting Cargo Delivery Mission

Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft is set for its rendezvous with the International Space Station on Wednesday to mark a record-setting cargo delivery in the Commercial Resupply Services Program. Going through a methodical rendezvous process, Cygnus will link up with ISS to arrive at its Capture Point where it can be grappled by the Station’s robotic arm to mark the start of a berthed mission of up to two months.

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Photos: Cygnus blasts off atop Atlas V, setting sail for ISS

An Atlas V rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral on December 6, 2015 on the launcher’s first mission in support of the International Space Station, lifting the Cygnus OA-4 resupply craft into orbit.

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Videos: Atlas V blasts off on first Space Station Mission

An Atlas V rocket blasts off from Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral on December 6, 2015 on the launcher’s first mission in support of the International Space Station, lifting the Cygnus OA-4 resupply craft into orbit.

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Cygnus Resupply Mission to ISS begins with spectacular Sunset Launch of Atlas V

The Cygnus spacecraft is back in orbit for its return to flight mission to the International Space Station, coming back from last October’s Antares launch failure. Orbital ATK’s resupply spacecraft lifted off on Sunday atop an Atlas V rocket as the first in a pair of interim missions contracted to United Launch Alliance until the modified Antares rocket will be ready for flight using a new main engine system.

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Florida Weather grounds Cygnus & Atlas V – Next Launch Attempt Friday

The return to flight of the Cygnus spacecraft and the very first mission of an Atlas V rocket in support of the International Space Station will have to wait at least one more day after bad weather kept the rocket on the ground on Thursday.

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Atlas V ready for first Space Station Launch Thursday, lifting Cygnus Resupply Craft

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket has been rolled to its launch pad at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in preparation for the rocket’s first mission in support of the International Space Station, launching the Cygnus OA-4 resupply mission.

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