NASA Commercial Resupply Mission Update

NASA Commercial Resupply Missions

Humans living in space seems impossible. Until it's not.

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Cygnus Spacecraft in orbit around Earth


The next Cygnus launch aboard our Antares rocket is scheduled for Februa…

Night view of the Antares Rocket lifting off from Wallops Island Flight Facility in Virginia


The Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus spacecraft launched Friday, Oct. …

Antares rocket launch NASA


The NG-13 Cygnus spacecraft successfully departed the International Spac…


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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