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News Archive / Tagged: Cygnus

  • NG-15 Cygnus spacecraft departs space station

    Derek RichardsonJune 29th, 2021

    After four months at the International Space Station, Northrop Grumman’s NG-15 Cygnus cargo ship departed the outpost to begin a brief post-ISS mission.

  • Spaceborne Computer-2 to speed “time-to-insight” for ISS studies

    Theresa CrossFebruary 26th, 2021

    Many different research investigations off Earth will be supported by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise’s pathfinding Spaceborne Computer-2, or SBC-2, to perform data processing and analytics.

  • NG-15 Cygnus spacecraft brings supplies and experiments to ISS

    Derek RichardsonFebruary 22nd, 2021

    Northrop Grumman's NG-15 Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station early Monday morning with thousands of kilograms of crew supplies and experiments for the seven-person Expedition 64 crew.

  • NG-15 Cygnus takes aim on the ISS following successful launch

    Derek RichardsonFebruary 20th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman’s NG-15 Cygnus cargo freighter has been sent on its way to the International Space Station after soaring into orbit atop an Antares rocket.

  • Northrop Grumman on track for launch of NG-15

    Sean CostelloFebruary 20th, 2021

    Blue skies and a positive forecast (holding at 75% favorable) greeted the NG-15 Antares launch vehicle this morning, as NASA and Northrop Grumman continue preparations for today’s launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad-0A, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

  • NG-15 Cygnus set to send new experiments to the space station

    Theresa CrossFebruary 18th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman is set to send its NG-15 Cygnus resupply spacecraft to the International Space Station under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract.

  • Northrop Grumman successfully launches NG-14 Cygnus spacecraft

    Sean CostelloOctober 2nd, 2020

    It was an on-time departure from Wallops Island tonight, as a Northrop Grumman Antares booster lifted the NG-14 payload aloft at 9:16 p.m. EDT.

  • Northrop Grumman prepares to launch next Cygnus re-supply to ISS

    Cullen DesforgesSeptember 28th, 2020

    Northrop Grumman is preparing to launch its next Antares Rocket and Cygnus re-supply spacecraft from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The mission, dubbed NG-14, will send the Cygnus spacecraft loaded with supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station.

  • NG-13 Cygnus departs ISS for extended mission

    Derek RichardsonMay 11th, 2020

    After 83 days attached to the International Space Station, the three-person Expedition 63 crew today bid farewell to the NG-13 Cygnus cargo ship after it supplied the outpost with some 3,400 kilograms of supplies and equipment.

  • GALLERY: Alan Bean makes art – one more time

    Jason RhianNovember 2nd, 2019

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. -- Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket successfully launched the "Alan Bean" Cygnus spacecraft at 9:59 a.m. EST (13:59 GMT) on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019. The NG-12 Cygnus spacecraft and the 8,200 pounds (3,719 kg) worth of crew supplies, cargo, experiments and hardware was launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A in Virginia.

  • Northrop Grumman’s NG 12 paints the sky in honor of an American legend

    Patrick AttwellNovember 2nd, 2019

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. – NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services program continues to send payloads arcing across the sky. Today Northrop Grumman did it again, this one's orbital trajectory was marked - with a paintbrush.

  • Northrop Grumman NG-12 launch could be visible four states away

    Jason RhianNovember 1st, 2019

    WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. -- Whenever a rocket lifts off it's a pretty dramatic event. The scheduled launch of a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket should be no exception. A NASA map suggests that the NG-12 flight could be visible from up to four states away.

  • NG-11 Cygnus released to begin multi-month post-ISS mission

    Derek RichardsonAugust 6th, 2019

    Northrop Grumman’s NG-11 Cygnus departed the ISS after a 109-day stay aboard the outpost to begin a multi-month free-flying secondary mission.

  • Video: SpaceFlight Insider’s Space Bulletin for April 19, 2019

    Derek RichardsonApril 19th, 2019

    In this week's Space Bulletin, the world's largest aircraft takes flight while the NG-11 Cygnus spacecraft launches to and berths with the ISS.

  • NG-11 Cygnus begins 3-month ISS stay

    Derek RichardsonApril 19th, 2019

    Two days after launch, Northrop Grumman’s NG-11 Cygnus cargo freighter rendezvoused and was berthed to the International Space Station's Unity module.