An Orbital Sciences Corp. Cygnus cargo carrier will remain berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) for as long as 45 days, after station crew members used their robotic arm to snatch it from a holding position early Wednesday and moor it to the station’s Harmony node. “Janice Voss is now part of Expedition 40,” radioed NASA’s Steve Swanson after he grappled the 5.1-meter-long Cygnus, which is named for the late shuttle astronaut and Orbital Sciences ...

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