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2/22, 1:54 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Cygnus cargo spacecraft bolted to ISS Module

United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced on Monday that the Northrop Grumman Cygnus resupply spaceship "was berthed to the International Space Station's [ISS] Earth-facing port of the Unity module at 7:16 a.m. EST Monday morning and subsequently bolted into place."

The spacecraft carrying "8,000 pounds of research, hardware, and supplies to the orbiting laboratory to support the Expedition 64 and 65 crews," will remain at the ISS until May.

Cygnus was launched from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Saturday and was captured at 4:38 am ET today.

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