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Glitch delays Cygnus, space station hookup - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

May 3, 2016

Glitch delays Cygnus, space station hookup

Posted: Sunday, September 22, 2013 11:45 pm

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — A software glitch postponed the docking of Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus spacecraft with the International Space Station on Sunday.

Problems with data communications between the spacecraft and the space station forced an abort of the docking for at least 48 hours.

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