Photos: Cygnus Spacecraft departs ISS for Combustion Science and Re-Entry

The crew aboard the International Space Station took these photos of the departing Cygnus spacecraft on Tuesday, leaving ISS behind after a stay of 80 days – the spacecraft’s longest to date. After delivering 3,395kg of cargo and picking up the Station’s trash, Cygnus entered a second missions phase – an eight-day free flight dedicated to the Saffire-I In-Space Fire Experiment and the release of five Lemur CubeSats.

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