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Cygnus OA-5

NSSDCA/COSPAR ID: 2016-062A

Description

Cargo is delivered to the station using Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft. The Cygnus spacecraft consists of two modules: the Service Module (SM) which incorporates the avionics, propulsion and power systems from Orbital ATK’s flight proven LEOStar and GEOStar spacecraft buses; and the Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) which carries the crew supplies, spares and scientific experiments.

Alternate Names

  • 41818
  • CygnusOA5

Facts in Brief

Launch Date: 2016-10-17
Launch Vehicle: Antares
Launch Site: Wallops Island, United States
Mass: 7492 kg

Funding Agency

  • National Aeronautics and Space Administration (United States)

Discipline

  • Resupply/Refurbishment/Repair

Additional Information

Questions and comments about this spacecraft can be directed to: Coordinated Request and User Support Office

 
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