Cygnus Being Installed to Station Live on NASA TV

The Cygnus space freighter is positioned by the Canadarm2 robotic arm to be installed on the space station's Unity module.
The Cygnus space freighter is positioned by the Canadarm2 robotic arm to be installed on the space station’s Unity module.

NASA Television coverage of installation of Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus spacecraft is underway. At 4:44 a.m., NASA astronaut Raja Chari, along with NASA astronaut Kayla Barron as backup, captured Cygnus, which launched Saturday at 12:40 p.m. on an Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia.

NASA Television, the NASA app, and agency’s website will provide live coverage of the spacecraft’s installation.


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