Skip to comments.Watch Live on September 29: Orbitalís Cygnus Capsule Rendezvous with ISS
Posted on 09/27/2013 2:00:17 PM PDT by BenLurkin
NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation have announced a new date and time for the targeted arrival and berthing of the Cygnus spacecraft for its demonstration cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station. All the action will now take place on Sept. 29, a week later than originally planned, after a software glitch on the first rendezvous attempt, and a subsequent scheduling conflict due to the arrival of a Soyuz spacecraft with additional crew.
You can see the schedule of events below, as well as watch live on NASA TVs UStream feed:
11:15 UTC (7:15 a.m. EDT): Grapple of Cygnus by International Space Stations Canadarm2 robotic arm 13:15 UTC (9:15 a.m. EDT): Cygnus berthing to Earth-facing port of Harmony node begins
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