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Astronauts soon will have new experiments to conduct related to emergency navigation, DNA sequencing and ultra-cold atom research when the research arrives at the International Space Station following the 4:44 a.m. EDT Monday launch of an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft.

The Orbital ATK Cygnus resupply ship with its cymbal-ike UltraFlex solar arrays approaches the International Space Station s robotic arm Canadarm2 as both spacecraft fly into an orbital sunrise.

Understanding how fire spreads in a microgravity environment is critical to the safety of astronauts who live and work in space.

Expedition 46 astronauts Scott Kelly and Tim Kopra of NASA commanded the International Space Station's Canadarm2 robotic arm to release the Cygnus spacecraft at 7:26 a.m. EST while the space station was flying above Bolivia.

The Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship was bolted into place on the International Space Station's Earth-facing port of the Unity module at 9:26 a.m. EST.

Cygnus Launch Seen From Orbit

New hardware that will support dozens of NASA investigations and other science experiments from around the world is among the more than 7,000 pounds of cargo on the way to the International Space Station aboard Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft

New observations from NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2 (OCO-2) mission is providing insight into how Earth is responding to rising levels of heat-trapping gases in the atmosphere, and what this means for our future climate.

Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A is seen after the Orbital ATK Antares rocket, with Cygnus spacecraft onboard, suffered a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Watching Cygnus Re-enter From Orbit

One of the Expedition 40 crew members aboard the International Space Station recorded this image of the Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus cargo carrier spacecraft breaking up in Earth's atmosphere.

This video shows a timelapse of the Orbital Science's Cygnus Orb-2 spacecraft departing from the International Space Station on 15 August 2014.

A month after its launch, the Orbiting Carbon Observatory-2, NASA's first spacecraft dedicated to studying atmospheric carbon dioxide - has reached its final operating orbit and returned its first science data.

A Cygnus Alone In The Dark

Surrounded by the blackness of space, the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft is photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member onboard the International Space Station during rendezvous and capture operations.

Grabbing a Cygnus

Intersecting the thin line of Earth's atmosphere, the Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft attached to the end of the Canadarm2 robotic arm of the International Space Station is photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member after the two spacecraft converged at 6:36 a.m. (EDT) on July 16, 201

Antares Launched

Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo craft launched from Wallops Flight Facility on the Orbital-2 mission -- the company's second operational resupply mission to the International Space Station, under its Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

NASA's TDRS-L satellite launched aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas rocket January 23, from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida. TDRS-L, the second of three next-generation Tracking and Data Relay Satellites, provides tracking, telemetry; command and data return services for NASA science and human exploration missions.

This Week at NASA: Cygnus arrives at ISS

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft has made the company's first contracted resupply flight to the International Space Station -- delivering more than twenty-seven hundred pounds of cargo -- including dozens of new science experiments.

A few hours after it was grappled by the crew onboard the International Space Station with the Canadarm2 robotic arm, Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo craft was installed on the Earth-facing port of the Harmony module, where it will remain for more than a month while the crew transfers the 1.5 tons of provisions and experiments delivered to the station by Cygnus.

This Week at NASA: ISS Extended to 2024

NASA Administrator Charlie Bolden and White House Science Advisor John Holdren, announced that the Obama administration is extending usage of the International Space Station to at least the year 2024.

Cygnus Spacecraft Docks With Space Station

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station Sunday used a robotic arm to capture and attach the Cygnus supply spacecraft, which carried dozens of new science experiments from across the country and the world to the orbiting laboratory.

Another NASA commercial space partner officially has begun contracted cargo flights to the International Space Station.

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