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...
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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