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Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station

Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station Supply ship named for John Glenn arrives at space station
Montez Delgado | 22 Abril, 2017, 18:34

The Cygnus spacecraft is packed with 7,626 pounds (3,459 kilograms) of crew supplies, hardware and dozens of experiments aimed at studying fire, growing food and cancer therapies.

Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station on Saturday, carrying more than 7,600 pounds (3,450 kg) of science experiments and supplies for the station's five-person crew.

El Carl Vinson no navegó hacia Corea del Norte
Incluso la agencia AFP aseveró que un oficial de defensa de Estados Unidos admitió que el portaaviones aún no inicia el viaje hacia Pyongyang.

Working from inside the orbiting lab, USA astronaut Peggy Whitson and her French counterpart Thomas Pesquet operated the station's external robotic arm to grab the approaching spaceship at 6:05 am (1005 GMT).

Nasa's commercial shipper, Orbital ATK, named the spacecraft the SS John Glenn in honour of the first American to orbit earth. He returned to space in 1998 aboard shuttle Discovery, right before station construction began.

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"We're very proud to welcome on board the S.S. John Glenn", said French astronaut Thomas Pesquet, who took part in the operation. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration NASA telecast the launch live. Early Monday, she will surpass the 534-day, two-hour-and-change mark set by astronaut Jeffrey Williams a year ago.

The S.S. John Glenn, meanwhile, will remain at the orbiting outpost until July, when it is let go to burn up in the atmosphere. The response, in a word, is heartening. Some of you have even followed through with subscriptions, which is especially gratifying.

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