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Northrop Grumman Mission

  • Category
    Miscellaneous
  • Published
    28th Feb, 2020
  • A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,500 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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  • A Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station with about 7,500 pounds of science investigations and cargo after launching from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
  • The spacecraft launched on an Antares 230+ rocket from the Virginia Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A at Wallops and is scheduled to arrive at the space station on Feb. 18. 
  • The spacecraft is scheduled to stay at the space station until May.
  • This delivery, Northrop Grumman’s 13th cargo flight to the space station, the second under its Commercial Resupply Services 2 contract with NASA and designated NG-13, will support dozens of new and existing investigations.
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