Northrop Grumman supply carrier delivers to International Space Station
Antares rocket launches heavy cargo load to International Space Station
An Antares launcher rocketed into orbit Saturday from the Eastern Shore of Virginia, deploying a Northrop Grumman Cygnus supply ship carrying nearly 8,400 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station, the the most massive collection of payloads ever flown to the research outpost on a U.S. commercial freighter.
Photos: Sun rises on Antares rocket at Wallops Island
Antares launch timeline on the NG-15 mission
Live coverage: Space Station cargo mission arrives at destination
The 15th resupply mission to the International Space Station by a Cygnus cargo freighter lifted off at 12:36 p.m. EST (1736 GMT) Saturday aboard an Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia. The Northrop Grumman-owned spacecraft is carrying more than 8,000 pounds of experiments and provisions for the space station and its seven-person crew. Capture by the station’s robotic arm occurred at 4:38 a.m. EST (0938 GMT) Monday.
Antares rocket loaded with time-sensitive cargo for launch to space station Saturday
Northrop Grumman cargo ship concludes three-month stay at space station
Photos: Antares blasts off from Virginia
Cygnus supply ship reaches space station with titanium toilet
A Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Monday, delivering nearly four tons of supplies and experiments to the research lab and its crew, including a $23 million titanium toilet and a high-definition virtual reality camera planned for use on a future spacewalk.