NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s August Launch from Virginia


Northrop Grummans Cygnus spacecraft atop the companys Antares rocket lifts off Feb. 20, 2021, to deliver important science and cargo to the International Space Station on the companys 15th commercial resupply services mission for NASA.
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Northrop Grummans Cygnus spacecraft atop the companys Antares rocket lifts off Feb. 20, 2021, to deliver important science and cargo to the International Space Station on the companys 15th commercial resupply services mission for NASA.
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Media accreditation is open for the launch from Virginia of Northrop Grummans 16th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies, and equipment to the International Space Station aboard its Cygnus spacecraft.

Northrop Grumman is targeting liftoff of its Antares rocket for no earlier than 5:55 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Aug. 10, from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASAs Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island.

Both U.S. and international media, as described in NASAs newly released agencywide media accreditation policy

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