Space: Cygnus (spacecraft, first launch)

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Name
Space: Cygnus (spacecraft, first launch) Gender: N/A
born on 18 September 2013 at 10:58 (= 10:58 AM )
Place Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia, 37n5625, 75w2759
Timezone EDT h4w (is daylight saving time)
Data source
Timed official source
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Liefeld
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_vircol.18.gif 25°51' s_mo.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 14°51 Asc.s_scocol.18.gif 15°47'



Biography

The Cygnus spacecraft is an automated cargo spacecraft developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation as part of NASA's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) developmental program. It is launched by Orbital's Antares rocket and is designed to transport supplies to the International Space Station (ISS) following the retirement of the American Space Shuttle.

With the Cygnus spacecraft, NASA seeks to increase its partnerships with domestic commercial aviation and aeronautics industry.

Cygnus is the Latinized Greek word for swan and a northern constellation.

Link to Wikipedia: Cygnus (spacecraft)

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Source Notes

NASA: Cygnus En Route for Sunday Rendezvous With Station (Sep 18, 2014)

Categories

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