NASA Commercial Resupply Missions

Northrop Grumman is a partner with NASA in providing services to the International Space Station.

Front view of Antares Rocket on flatbed vehicle as it is transported to launchpad in Wallops Island, Virginia

Latest Missions

NASA Commercial Resupply Mission NG-19 patch


The NG-19 Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to launch aboard our Antares rocket this Spring from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) Pad 0A on Wallops Island, Virginia.

logo for the NG-18 Mission


The NG-18 Cygnus spacecraft launched Nov. 7, 2022 at 5:32 am ET from NASA Wallops carrying 8,265 lbs. of cargo aboard Cygnus.



The Antares rocket launched Feb. 19, 2022 at 12:40 p.m. ET from NASA Wallops carrying ~8,300 lbs. of cargo aboard Cygnus.


The Antares rocket launched August 10, 2021 at 6:01 p.m. ET from NASA Wallops carrying over 8,200 lbs of cargo aboard Cygnus.

A Patch Logo of the NG-15 Mission


The S.S. Katherine Johnson (Cygnus) arrived at the International Space Station on Feb. 22, 2021 at 4:38 a.m. ET, delivering over 8,000 pounds of cargo.


The Cygnus system is a flight proven design incorporating elements drawn from Northrop Grumman and its partners' existing, flight-proven spacecraft technologies. Cygnus consists of a service module and a pressurized cargo module. The Cygnus spacecraft is used to carry crew supplies, spare equipment and scientific experiments to the space station.

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A beautiful evening sunset and the Antares Rocket on launchpad in Wallops Island, Virginia as it prepares for launch to Space.


Northrop Grumman's Antares rocket is a two-stage vehicle with optional third stage that provides low-Earth orbit launch capability for payloads weighing up to 8,000 kg. Today the rocket is primarily used to support the company's Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

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