Orbital’s Cygnus Departs ISS For Post-cargo Operations

Credit: Cygnus release: NASA
HOUSTON—Orbital ATK’s sixth NASA-contracted Cygnus resupply mission spacecraft departed the International Space Station early Nov. 21 to carry out a set of post-ISS objectives over the next six days. Afterward, it is to make a destructive re-entry into the Earth’s atmosphere with more than 3,000 lb...

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