Cygnus Supply Ship Docks At ISS Written 19 February 2020


The station's Canadarm2 robotic arm captures the Cygnus cargo craft. | NASA

Spaceflight Now reports that Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus “cargo freighter arrived at the International Space Station Tuesday two-and-a-half days after” launch. Astronaut Drew Morgan used the ISS’ “robotic arm to capture the Cygnus spacecraft at 4:05 a.m. EST (0905 GMT) Tuesday while the cargo freighter hovered less than 40 feet (12 meters) below the complex.” Ground teams “took control of the robot arm to berth the Cygnus spacecraft to the Earth-facing port of the station’s Unity module, where it is scheduled to remain attached until May 11.”
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