A NASA Northrop Grumman NG-13 Cygnus Cargo Craft has arrived at the International Space Station (ISS) on Tuesday. The ship carries 3,401 kg (7,500lb) of research equipment, crew supplies and hardware for the astronauts of Expedition 62. The Cygnus spacecraft is set to remain at the space station until mid-May. During its deorbit, the spacecraft will dispose of several tons of trash as it will re-enter Earth's atmosphere in late May. Mandatory Credit: NASA TV Mandatory Credit: NASA TV
Northrop Grumman is now aiming for a Valentine's Day launch for its next Cygnus cargo ship filled with NASA supplies for the International Space Station. Liftoff is Feb. 14 at 3:43 p.m. EST (2043 GMT).