Out of this World Pen-Pals: Meg regularly corresponds with students, sending career advice, and information on the Northrop Grumman space program.
The Cygnus system is a flight proven design incorporating elements drawn from Northrop Grumman and its partners’ existing, flight-proven spacecraft technologies.
Since 2014, Northrop Grumman has provided vital supplies to the astronauts aboard the International Space Station with our Cygnus spacecraft launched aboard our Antares rocket.
The Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus spacecraft launched Friday, Oct. 2, 2020 at 9:16 p.m. EDT from Wallops Island, Virginia and completed its mission on Jan. 26 at 3:23 p.m. EST.
Northrop Grumman is proud to name the NG-16 Cygnus spacecraft after former astronaut Ellison Onizuka. It is the company’s tradition to name each Cygnus spacecraft in honor of an individual who has made great contributions to human spaceflight.
Northrop Grumman is proud to name the NG-17 Cygnus spacecraft after former astronaut Piers Sellers.
Northrop Grumman's Cygnus spacecraft, launched aboard our Antares rocket, performs cargo resupply missions for NASA to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract.