Cygnus CRS-7 Successfully Reaches ISS

Orbital_Sciences_CRS_Flight_7_PatchApril 22, 2017: This morning, the unmanned Cygnus spacecraft successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS). This is the seventh of its planned cargo missions under Orbital ATK’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract with NASA. Cygnus launched from Cape Canaveral on April 18 atop an Atlas V, successfully reaching ISS and being captured via robotic arm at 10:05 GMT on April 22, 2017.

Odyssey personnel supported from the Mission Control Complex at Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX throughout the rendezvous and capture. Cygnus will remain attached to ISS for nearly three months before departing for a destructive atmospheric re-entry. Congratulations to the entire Orbital ATK team!

For more information, visit the Orbital ATK website: http://www.orbital.com/AdvancedSystems/CRS

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