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Falcon 9 launches Cygnus to ISS
Posted: Sat, Feb 3, 2024, 9:41 AM ET (1441 GMT)
Falcon 9 launch of NG-20 Cygnus (SpaceX) A Falcon 9 launched a Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station Tuesday. The Falcon 9 lifted off at 12:07 pm EST (1707 GMT) from Cape Canaveral and deployed Northrop Grumman's NG-20 Cygnus spacecraft into orbit 15 minutes later. Cygnus, carrying 3,700 kilograms of cargo, arrived at the ISS early Thursday. The launch was the first of three Falcon 9 launches of Cygnus spacecraft as Northrop works with Firefly Aerospace on a new version of the Antares rocket that had launched most previous Cygnus missions.
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