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Northrop Grumman Carries Technology, Scientific Investigations on Mission to Space Station


Northrop Grumman Carries Technology, Scientific Investigations on Mission to Space Station A Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft scheduled to liftoff on April 17 carries supplies and scientific experiments to the International Space Station. It uses a new late load capability that allows time-sensitive experiments to be loaded just 24 hours before liftoff. Previously, all cargo had to be loaded about four days prior to launch, creating challenges for some types of experiments. The launch on the company's Antares rocket departs from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.   More



(Source: Space Daily - Apr 13)

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