Cygnus CRS-2 NG-23

Overview

Destination: Low Earth Orbit
Mission: Resupply

Low Earth Orbit Launch Area 0 A Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

This is the 23rd flight of the Northrop Grumman's uncrewed resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its 22nd flight to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA.

Updates

Cosmic_Penguin • March 24, 2024, 12:14 a.m.

NET August 2025. (page SO-27)


Antares 330

Family: Antares
Configuration: 330

Expendable launch vehicle developed by Northrop Grumman to launch the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's CRS program.

Specifications
  • Stages
    3
  • Length
  • Diameter
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
  • Thrust
    7200 kN
Family
  • Name
    Antares 330
  • Family
    Antares
  • Variant
    330
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Antares 330
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Northrop Grumman Space Systems

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CEO: Kathy Warden Founded: 2015 Successes: 14 Failures: 0 Pending: 5

Agency Type: Commercial

Northrup Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions.

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