Northrop Grumman Cargo Vessel Departs Space Station

Cygnus trash capsule

The Cygnus cargo craft departed the ISS, completing a 5.5-month resupply mission.

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Northrop Grumman’s 18th NASA-contracted resupply mission capsule departed the seven-person International Space Station (ISS) early April 21, filled with trash on a trajectory for a destructive re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean later in the day. The Cygnus capsule...

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