Northrop Grumman Antares Rocket Launches Cygnus On ISS Cargo Mission Written 18 April 2019

18 April 2019
Space News reports that “a Northrop Grumman Antares rocket successfully launched a Cygnus spacecraft April 17” at 4:46 p.m. local time from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. The Cygnus carried “nearly three and a half metric tons of cargo bound for the International Space Station,” and it “separated from the Antares rocket’s upper stage nine minutes after liftoff in what controllers said was a nominal orbit.” Northrop Grumman Vice President and General Manager of Space Systems Frank DeMauro said, “The spacecraft is very healthy. It’s performing very well.” (Image: November 2017 Antares launch. Credit: NASA/Tony Gray & Tim Terry)
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