Tag: Cygnus

Live Blog: Northrop Grumman CRS-16 Mission

5:30 PM CT Update: Cygnus solar panels will deploy very soon. All systems still nominal. Join us early Thursday morning as Cygnus reaches the International Space Station for rendezvous and docking coverage! 5:10 PM CT Update: Everything performing well. All systems nominal. Spacecraft separation confirmed and confirmation of successful Cygnus orbital insertion. 5:01 PM CT... Read more »

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Headed to Station: How to Watch the CRS-16 Launch

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus Headed to Station: How to Watch the CRS-16 Launch
Northrop Grumman is preparing to launch the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station for their sixteenth resupply mission. Over eight thousand pounds of supplies, station hardware, and science experiments are scheduled for launch at 4:56 pm CDT, tomorrow Tuesday, August 10th from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The Cygnus spacecraft is being attached to... Read more »

This Week in Space Photos: Juno, InSight, Bennu, Dragon, & Blue Moon

This Week in Space Photos: Juno, InSight, Bennu, Dragon, & Blue Moon
Six vehicles visiting the Space Station, a new Moon lander unveiled by Blue Origin, a look at Bennu’s north pole, and a dusty selfie from InSight, these are just some of the incredible space photos captured this week.    
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