Cygnus Drone Heads To ISS With Supplies

Cygnus Drone Heads To ISS With Supplies

Orbital Sciences, the private firm who launched IRIS satellite last year, just sent a resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS). The unmanned Cygnus spacecraft was launched aboard the Antares rocket yesterday afternoon. This is the first of eight missions Orbital has planned to bring food, clothing, parts, and supplies to ISS.

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