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SpaceX-Built Spacecraft to Return From 9th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

A SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft that delivered nearly 5,000 pounds of crew supplies to the International Space Station is due to return from its cargo resupply mission Friday. NASA said Tuesday ISS’ Canadarm 2 robotic arm will detach the vehicle from the orbiting laboratory’s Harmony module before Expedition 48 flight engineers Kate Rubins and Takuya Onishi will work to release the craft for its …

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Cargo Ship Leaves ISS After 72-Day Stay; Frank Culbertson Comments

An Orbital ATK‘s Cygnus spacecraft has departed the NASA‘s International Space Station after a 72-day stay there for astronauts to collect cargo and supplies for science experiments on the ISS. Cygnus unloaded 7,700 pounds of cargo for the OA-4 mission under a Commercial Resupply Services contract position Orbital ATK holds with NASA, the …

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Inmarsat Sets Aug. 28 Launch for Global Xpress Constellation 3rd Satellite; Rupert Pearce Comments

Inmarsat will launch the third satellite of its Global Xpress satellite communications constellation at Kazakhstan-based Baikonur Cosmodrome on Aug. 28. International Launch Services will use a Proton launch vehicle to roll out the Boeing-built Inmarsat-5 F3 satellite, Inmarsat said Monday. The I-5 F3 satellite is designed to provide mobile broadband services …

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