This is video footage documenting preparations for the commercial Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo freighter to perform the OA-7 mission to the International Space Station. Activities occurred at the Kennedy Space Center’s Space Station Processing Facility and the Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility. The craft will be boosted into orbit by a United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket on April 18 at 11:11 a.m. EDT (1511 GMT).
Video courtesy: NASA
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Feb. 7: Cargo loading into Cygnus module
Feb. 14: Pressurized Cargo Module attached to Service Module
March 6: Cygnus freighter closed out for flight
March 9: Media day in Cygnus cleanroom
March 10: Cygnus encapsulated in rocket’s nose cone