Mon. Sep 21st, 2020

NASA Invites Media to Northrop Grumman’s February Space Station Launch

The Northrop Grumman Antares rocket, with Cygnus resupply spacecraft onboard, launches from Pad-0A of NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, Saturday, November 2, 2019, in Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s 12th contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver about 8,200 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory and its crew. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls)

Media accreditation is open for the launch from Virginia of Northrop Grumman’s 13th commercial resupply services mission to deliver NASA science investigations, supplies and equipment to the International space platform .

Northrop Grumman is targeting liftoff of its Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft for 5:39 p.m. EST Feb. 9 from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad-0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island.

To cover the prelaunch and launch activities at Wallops, international media without U.S. citizenship must apply for credentials by Monday, Jan. 13. the appliance deadline for media who are U.S. citizens is Monday, Feb. 3.

All accreditation requests must be sent to Keith Koehler at [email protected]

Each resupply mission to the station delivers scientific investigations within the areas of biology and biotechnology, Earth and space science, physical sciences, and technology development and demonstrations.

Read More: www.nasa.gov

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