NASA is welcoming new capabilities offered by Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus capsule as the company initiates a second round of agency-contracted resupply missions to the six-person International Space Station (ISS). The Cygnus vessel has been upgraded to deliver more mass and volume, offer a late payload loading capability to enhance science research, provide ground-based scientists with telemetry from their experiments during the launch-to-ISS transit, and dispose of outdated ISS ...

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