Cygnus OA-7 departs the ISS

The Cygnus S.S. John Glenn (OA-7) departed the International Space Station Sunday morning June 4th for a week long free flight before re-entry.

Canadarm2 on Harmony module ready to grapple the Cygnus cargo vessel

The departure of the S.S. John Glenn logistics vehicle occurred 6 weeks ahead of the original plan. The timing became available when bad weather scrubbed the launch of the Falcon 9 CRS-11 on Thursday.

ISS Configuration after the release of Cygnus OA-7



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