Cygnus 'Kalpana Chawla' launches from Virginia

Will Smoot

October 3, 2020

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Northrop Grumman's fourteenth Commercial Resupply Services mission lifts off from Wallops Island, delivering close to 8,000 pounds of supplies, experiments and consumables to the International Space Station.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket launches the 20th Dragon mission to the International Space Station on March 6, 2020.  Photo credit: Michael Seeley / We Report Space

SpaceX Recovers 50th Falcon 9 First Stage During Successful CRS-20 Launch

SpaceX delivers their final first-generation Dragon spacecraft to station, closing out a NASA contract which began in 2008.

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SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket leaves a fiery trail as it departs SLC-40, bearing the Dragon spacecraft and CRS-19 mission to the International Space Station.  Photo credit: Scott Schilke / We Report Space

CIMON, the AI-powered Robot Among Cargo on SpaceX CRS-19 Launch

SpaceX successfully launched 5,700 pounds of science experiments towards the ISS at 12:29 PM on December 5, 2019.

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Sierra Nevada's Shooting Star test cargo module on display at Kennedy Space Center.  Photo credit: Michael Howard / We Report Space

Sierra Nevada Corporation Shows Off "Shooting Star" Cargo Module at KSC

Shooting Star is a 15-foot cargo module that attaches aft of the Dream Chaser. It will transport cargo to the ISS and then burn up on re-entry to the Earth, allowing it to be used for ISS trash disposal.

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On a brilliantly blue morning in Virginia, the Cygnus cargo freighter begins its 2-day journey to the International Space Station.  Photo credit: Scott Schilke / We Report Space

Northrop Grumman debuts Antares 230+ launch vehicle on NG-12 mission

The morning calm of Chincoteague Island and the surrounding Eastern Shore of Virginia was briefly interrupted by a powerful rocket launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on November 2, 2019. Correspondent Will Smoot provides a first-hand account of launch viewing from Tom's Cove.

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