Space Station Resupply Capsule Begins Free-Flight Phase

Credit: NASA
HOUSTON—Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus resupply spacecraft was unberthed from the International Space Station (ISS) on Jan. 6 to begin the three-week, free-flight phase of its lengthy mission. The pressurized uninhabited freighter will host the fifth in a series of tests assessing fire ignition...
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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