Despite Jammed Solar Panel, Cygnus Capsule Docks with ISS Written 10 November 2022


Northrop Grumman Cygnus space freighter attached to the Unity module of the ISS. | Credit: NASA

AP reports, “A Northrop Grumman capsule delivered several tons of supplies to the International Space Station on Wednesday despite a jammed solar panel.” After liftoff, only one of the craft’s two solar panels opened. Despite controllers’ best attempts to open the stuck panel, the rocket still drew enough power with the functioning solar panel.
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