Orbital Cygnus Departs Space Station

Credit: Cygnus: Orbital Sciences
HOUSTON—Orbital ATK’s seventh NASA-contracted Cygnus resupply capsule departed the International Space Station early June 4 for a week of solo science activities followed by a destructive plunge into the Earth’s atmosphere over the Pacific Ocean. NASA astronauts Jack Fischer and Peggy Whitson...
Mark Carreau

Mark is based in Houston, where he has written on aerospace for more than 25 years. While at the Houston Chronicle, he was recognized by the Rotary National Award for Space Achievement Foundation in 2006 for his professional contributions to the public understanding of America's space program through news reporting.

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