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Cygnus to depart International Space Station on Tuesday - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

July 26, 2016

Cygnus to depart International Space Station on Tuesday

Posted: Monday, October 21, 2013 12:25 am

The Cygnus commercial cargo spacecraft will depart from the International Space Station on Tuesday, concluding a demonstration mission that should clear the way for Orbital Sciences Corp. to begin regular resupply missions to the station.

Cygnus has been docked in orbit since Sept. 29 after a Sept. 19 launch on Orbital’s Antares rocket.

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