CYGNUS SPACE FREIGHTER LEAVES ISS

The Orbital ATK Cygnus space freighter is seen moments after being released from the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm. Credit: NASA TV

The Orbital ATK Cygnus space freighter is released for its fiery trip back to earth after performing one more important function. See below for details. Expedition 50 robotic arm operators Shane Kimbrough of NASA and Thomas Pesquet of ESA (European Space Agency) commanded the International Space Station’s Canadarm2 robotic arm to release the Cygnus spacecraft… Continue reading CYGNUS SPACE FREIGHTER LEAVES ISS

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