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Orbital 2 Mission Underway On This Week @NASA

July 16, 2014

Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo craft launched from Wallops Flight Facility on the Orbital-2 mission — the company’s second operational resupply mission to the International Space Station, under its Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. The Cygnus spacecraft, which is delivering almost 33-hundred pounds of cargo, is targeted to rendezvous with the ISS on July 16. Also, Aquarius maps soil moisture, SLS Core Preliminary Design Review, JWST update and Dry ice gullies on Mars.

Credit: NASA



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