Antares 230+ | Cygnus CRS-2 NG-17 (S.S. Piers Sellers)

Antares 230+ | Cygnus CRS-2 NG-17 (S.S. Piers Sellers)

Launch Area 0 A
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

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Northrop Grumman Space Systems

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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Cygnus CRS-2 NG-17 (S.S. Piers Sellers)

This is the 17th flight of the Orbital ATK's uncrewed resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its 16th flight to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. This Cygnus spacecraft is named after American astronaut and climate scientist Piers Sellers. Sellers was a part of three Space Shuttle missions tasked with assembly of the International Space Station.

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Cygnus CRS NG-17 (S.S. Piers Sellers)


Serial Unknown

Launch Crew Count 0

Status Single Use

Landing Time On-Going


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Antares 230+


Height 42.50 Meters

Max Stages 3

Mass To GTO 0 kg

Liftoff Thrust 3844 kN

Diameter 3.90 Meters

Mass To LEO 8200 kg

Liftoff Mass 286 Tonnes


Launch Success 6

Consecutive Success 6

Maiden Flight 2019-11-02

Launch Failures 0


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Updates

Jay

2022-02-19T17:51:05+0000

Successful launch. Cygnus will arrive at the ISS on Monday morning.

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Jay

2022-02-19T17:40:27+0000

Liftoff

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Jay

2022-02-19T15:51:37+0000

Correcting T-0

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SwGustav

2022-02-19T15:51:03+0000

Adjusting T-0

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Cosmic_Penguin

2022-02-18T16:49:23+0000

Weather 75%

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Jay

2022-01-12T21:12:51+0000

T-0 confirmed by NASA.

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Commercial Resupply Services

Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) are a series of flights awarded by NASA for the delivery of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station.The first CRS contracts were signed in 2008 and awarded $1.6 billion to SpaceX for twelve cargo Dragon and $1.9 billion to Orbital Sciences for eight Cygnus flights, covering deliveries to 2016. The Falcon 9 and Antares rockets were also developed under the CRS program to deliver cargo spacecraft to the ISS.

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