Friday, 19 February 2016

Cygnus spacecraft Takes out the trash

Orbital Sciences of The / ATK's the Cygnus the CRS-4 mission CAME to an end today has been as with NASA's Astronauts by Scott Kelly and by Tim Kopra USED one's of the International, the Space Station then's (the ISS) robotic arms to the release the spacecraft from its' docking port. Filled with rubbish, the unmanned cargo ship left the station at 7:26 am EST. After a controlled re-entry maneuver monitored by mission control in Houston, it is scheduled to burn up over the Pacific Ocean on Saturday morning.

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