NASA Commercial Resupply Mission Update

NASA Commercial Resupply Missions

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

Latest Missions

NG-16

The next Cygnus launch aboard our Antares rocket is scheduled for August 10, 2021

A Patch Logo of the NG-15 Mission

NG-15

The next Cygnus launch aboard our Antares rocket is scheduled for February 20, 2021.

NG-14

The Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus spacecraft launched Friday, Oct. 2, at 9:16 p.m. EDT from Wallops Island, Virginia.

Cygnus

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.

Antares

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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