NASA Previews Science on Next Northrop Grumman Space Station Mission


Expedition 65 astronauts Commander Akihiko Hoshide (left) and Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei
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Expedition 65 astronauts Commander Akihiko Hoshide (left) and Flight Engineer Mark Vande Hei replace components inside the Combustion Integrated Rack that enables safe research into microgravity’s effects on flames, fuel and soot aboard the International Space Station’s U.S. Destiny laboratory module July 2, 2021.
Credits: NASA

NASA will host a media teleconference at 1 p.m. EDT Monday, Aug. 2, to discuss science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grummans 16th commercial resupply mission for the agency to theInternational Space Station.

Audio of the teleconference will be streamed live online at:

https://www.nasa.gov/live

Northrop Grumman is targeting no earlier than 5:56 p.m. Tuesday,Aug.10, for the launch of its Cygnus spacecraft on an Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceports pad 0A at NASAs Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia. The Cygnus spacecraft will carry crew supplies, scientific research, and hardware to the orbiting laboratory to support the Expedition 65 crew.

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