Cygnus Cargo Ship Captured by Space Station for Three-Month Stay & Critical Science Delivery

Booked for a three month stay, Orbital ATK’s Cygnus OA-7 cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, hauling nearly 3,500 Kilograms of supplies to the orbiting laboratory to support dozens of scientific experiments, ISS maintenance, and an unprecedented CubeSat constellation for the exploration of a largely unknown region of Earth’s atmosphere.

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S.S. John Glenn Cargo Spacecraft races into Orbit atop Atlas V Rocket

A critical science-enabling cargo delivery to the International Space Station was successfully sent on its way on Tuesday when a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket rumbled away from Florida’s Cape Canaveral to place the Cygnus cargo spacecraft into orbit.

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Repeatedly-Delayed Cygnus Cargo Mission cleared for Liftoff after clean Launch Readiness Review

The repeatedly-delayed launch of Orbital ATK’s seventh operational Cygnus resupply mission to the International Space Station has been cemented for next Tuesday after launch services provider United Launch Alliance completed a clean Launch Readiness Review

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Photos: Atlas V Rocket Assembly for Space Station Cargo Run

A United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket takes shape at Space Launch Complex 41, Cape Canaveral Air Force Station for an April 2017 launch with the Cygnus OA-7 spacecraft on a critical resupply mission to the International Space Station.

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Photos: Next Cygnus to Fly to Space Station arrives at Launch Site

The Cygnus OA-7 cargo module and service module arrive at the Kennedy Space Center after traveling from Europe and Virginia in readiness for a spring 2017 cargo-delivery mission to the International Space Station taking off atop an Atlas V rocket.

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