Skip to comments.In the US East? Look up for Sunday’s resupply mission launch
Posted on 02/07/2020 8:35:51 AM PST by BenLurkin
If youre not in the U.S. mid-Atlantic region, you can also watch live coverage of the Cygnus launch on NASA TV and the agencys website. TV coverage begins Sunday at 22:00 UTC (5 p.m. EST).
This will be Northrop Grummans 13th commercial resupply mission to ISS using its Cygnus cargo spacecraft. The spacecraft will be loaded with approximately 8,000 pounds (3,600 kg) of research, crew supplies, and hardware.
The Cygnus spacecraft will arrive at the space station on Tuesday, February 11. ISS astronauts will capture Cygnus with the stations robotic arm and install the spacecraft.
Cygnus is scheduled to stay at the space station until May 11, when it will depart the orbiting laboratory. Cygnus will dispose of several tons of trash during a fiery reentry into Earths atmosphere on May 25.
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