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CYGNUS SUPPLY SHIP READIED FOR STATION DEPARTURE

CYGNUS SUPPLY SHIP READIED FOR STATION DEPARTURE After a 22-day stay at the International Space Station, an Orbital ATK Cygnus supply ship is set for departure Wednesday en route to a higher orbit for release of 14 CubeSats for commercial weather monitoring and technology demonstrations. The cargo ship was detached from the space station's Unity module via ground commanding Tuesday, and the lab's Canadian-built robotic arm maneuvered it to a release point around 30 feet (10 meters) below the complex.   More



(Source: SpaceFlight Now - Dec 6)

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