Carrying a 3,700 kg payload, an unmanned Cygnus cargo spacecraft is to dock this morning with the International Space Station.
Monday, February 22, 2021

Carrying a 3,700 kg payload, an unmanned Cygnus cargo spacecraft is to dock this morning with the International Space Station.

Carrying a 3,700 kg payload, an unmanned Cygnus cargo spacecraft is to dock this morning with the International Space Station. Ukrainian design and equipment largely built the first – or lower – stage of the Antares rocket that successfully launched Saturday from Wallops Island Space Flight Center, Virginia, Pivdenne Design Bureau reports from Dnipro. The 14th Antares launch with Ukrainian participation, the latest rocket had a first stage designed by Pivdenne and manufactured by Pivdenne Machine-Building Plant, in cooperation with: Hartron-ARKOS, of Kharkiv; Kyivprilad, of Kyiv; Hartron-YUKOM, of Zaporizhia; and CHEZARA and RAPID, of Chernihiv. The payload includes a SBC-2 supercomputer, developed by Hewlett Packard and NASA, and a number of cube and nanosatellites for launching into orbit.

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