The NG-19 Cygnus spacecraft launched aboard our Antares rocket on August 1, 2023 from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) Pad 0A on Wallops Island.
NASA Commercial Resupply Missions
Northrop Grumman is a partner with NASA in providing services to the International Space Station.
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.
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.
Northrop Grumman developed the Cygnus spacecraft to deliver critical cargo safely and reliably to the International Space Station. Since 2014, Cygnus has delivered over 138,000 pounds of supplies, equipment and experiments to the crew aboard the station. Cygnus also serves a vital role removing waste from the station and reboosts the station’s orbit.
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.