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Showing posts with label NG-13. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NG-13. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Cygnus cargo ship leaves space station for free-flying fire mission


Cygnus cargo ship leaves space station for free-flying fire mission


Article Excerpt: "... the cargo ship will now spend several weeks on its own deploying tiny satellites and conducting a fire experiment that scientists hope will lead to safer spacecraft for astronauts. The Northrop Grumman-built Cygnus NG-13 launched to the space station Feb. 15 on an Antares rocket and arrived three days later, delivering 7,500 lbs. (3,400 kilograms) of science gear ..."


Reference: www.space.com