Behind-the-scenes processing of Cygnus spacecraft

The Northrop Grumman and Wallops teams have been hard at work preparing the Cygnus spacecraft for its journey to the International Space Station. Check out these behind-the-scenes photos of the process!

technicians in clean suits loading rectangle cloth container into cylinder spacecraft.
Northrop Grumman teams load cargo into the Cygnus spacecraft that will be sent up to the International Space Station.
technicians in clean suits inside of spacecraft
Northrop Grumman Technicians secure the cargo inside the Cygnus spacecraft.
spacecraft being connected to top portion of rocket with american flag in background
The Cygnus spacecraft is prepared to be attached to the second stage of the Antares vehicle.
spacecraft being connected to top portion of rocket with american flag in background
The Cygnus spacecraft is prepared to be attached to the second stage of the Antares vehicle.

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