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News Archive / Tagged: Cygnus

  • Three companies selected to develop commercial space stations

    Theresa CrossDecember 6th, 2021

    Last week, NASA signed agreements with three U.S. companies to develop private free-flying commercial space stations in low Earth orbit.

  • GALLERY: Cygnus spacecraft soars spaceward toward the ISS

    Derek RichardsonAugust 12th, 2021

    On Aug. 10, 2021, Northrop Grumman launched its NG-16 Cygnus spacecraft atop the company’s Antares rocket into Virginia’s perfectly blue skies.

  • NG-16 Cygnus arrives at International Space Station

    Derek RichardsonAugust 12th, 2021

    Two days after launching from Virginia, Northrop Grumman’s NG-16 Cygnus cargo spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station for a three-month stay.

  • Blue skies welcome NG-16 Cygnus cargo ship, now en route to ISS

    Theresa CrossAugust 10th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman’s NG-16 Cygnus spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station following a successful launch from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility.

  • NG-16 Cygnus to launch supplies to International Space Station

    Theresa CrossAugust 9th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman and NASA are set to fly the 16th contracted Cygnus commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station.

  • 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.