Cygnus OA-5 arrives at ISS

After being launched by the new Antares 230 OA-5 vehicle, the Cygnus OA-5 SS “Alan Poindexter” arrived at the ISS on Oct 23, 2016.


img_1267 The Canadarm2 on visual target with Cygnus’s grapple fixture




The Cygnus spacecraft was positioned on the Earth facing berthing port on the Unity Module.
Is scheduled to depart the space station on Nov 18 and spend around eight more days in orbit conducting another fire experiment and deploying four CubeSats for San Francisco based Spire Global, a startup developing a fleet of tiny commercial weather satellites.



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