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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.

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    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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