A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus resupply spacecraft is seen at sunrise as the Moon sets on Pad-0A, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2020, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft remain healthy. The Cygnus spacecraft is used to carry crew supplies, spare equipment and scientific experiments to the space station. A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus resupply spacecraft is raised into a vertical position on Pad-0A, on Feb. 5, 2020, at NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
After launching to orbit atop the Antares rocket on Sept. 18, the first ever Cygnus cargo spacecraft is chasing the ISS and set to dock on Sept 22.
Orbital ATK Antares rocket blasts off from the ‘On-Ramp’ to the International Space Station on Nov. 12, 2017 carrying the S.S. Gene Cernan Cygnus OA-8 cargo spacecraft … The Cygnus spacecraft is designed as a re-supply vehicle for the International Space Station. The Antares rocket built by Northrop Grumman lifted off on Wednesday evening, carrying the Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the ISS.
The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A, Saturday, Feb. 15, 2020 at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
Cygnus consists of a service module and a pressurized cargo module. Captured on Wednesday, September 18, an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is leaving launch pad-0A with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard. The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket is lowered into a horizontal position to refresh and reload the final cargo into the Cygnus resupply spacecraft, Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2020, at launch …
It lifted off at 4:46pm ET (2:16am IST).
Developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation, the Antares rocket conducted its maiden flight in April 2013. The rocket was launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, located near NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in … The Cygnus system is a flight proven design incorporating elements drawn from Northrop Grumman and its partners' existing, flight-proven spacecraft technologies. An Antares 230 rocket lifts of with the S.S. J.R. Thompson Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station from Wallops Flight Facility’s Pad-0A in Virginia. Though it looks like night, the photograph was taken at 10:58am EDT, under bright, clear morning skies , with a digital camera modified to record infrared images . The Cygnus spacecraft to be launched aboard the Taurus II rocket would be capable of delivering up to 2,300 kg of cargo to the ISS and will be able to return 1,200 kg of cargo from the ISS to Earth.