Category Archives: Cygnus

Successful End to OA-6 Mission!

June 22, 2016: The Orbital ATK Cygnus has successfully completed the OA-6 mission, its fifth Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) cargo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) and its longest to date. Odyssey engineers supported from the Johnson Space Center … Continue reading

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Cygnus OA-6 Successful Rendezvous

March 26, 2016: Orbital ATK’s unmanned Cygnus spacecraft successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS) this morning on the fifth of its planned cargo missions under the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA. Cygnus launched from Cape Canaveral on … Continue reading

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Cygnus OA-4 Mission Complete!

February 20, 2016: The Orbital ATK Cygnus has successfully completed the OA-4 mission, its fourth flight under the Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract to conduct cargo missions to the International Space Station (ISS). Odyssey engineers supported from the Johnson Space … Continue reading

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Successful Return to ISS for Cygnus!

December 9, 2015: After a long wait due to launch vehicle anomalies, Orbital ATK’s unmanned Cygnus spacecraft successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS) this morning! This is the fourth of the planned cargo missions under the Commercial Resupply Services … Continue reading

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Cygnus Orb-2 Mission Success!

August 15, 2014: The Orbital Sciences Cygnus Orb-2 vehicle successfully launched on an Antares rocket on July 13th from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Wallops, Virginia. Once on orbit, it rendezvoused with and berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) … Continue reading

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Cygnus Orb-1 ISS Mission Concludes Successfully

February 19, 2014: The Orbital Sciences Orb-1 ISS resupply mission ended successfully today with the destructive atmospheric re-entry of the Cygnus “C. Gordon Fullerton” spacecraft. After remaining attached to the ISS for approximately five weeks, the Cygnus was unberthed by … Continue reading

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