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Voice of America 12 May 2020

Cargo Freighter Disembarks From Space Station


A piloted Cygnus cargo freighter departed from the International Space Station, Monday, May 11, after delivering several tons of supplies and scientific experiments.

The cargo craft, named the "SS Robert H. Lawrence," has been attached to the station since February 18.

According to NASA, the space craft will continue to help with fire detection and deploy a series of payloads. (AP)

An unpiloted Cygnus cargo craft that delivered several tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the the International Space Station (ISS) departed from it on Monday. (May 11)
A SpaceX Dragon resupply spacecraft left the International Space Station Tuesday. It carries more than 4,000 pounds of scientific experiments and other cargo. (April 7)
All systems are ‘GO' for another rocket launch! Tomorrow, May 20, watch as the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) uncrewed HTV spacecraft lifts off from Japan, on a mission to carry cargo to the International Space Station. It'll deliver more than four tons of supplies, water, spare parts and experiment hardware for the station crew. Live coverage begins at 1 p.m. EDT with liftoff scheduled for 1:31 p.m. EDT.
NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Cassidy sends a message from the International Space Station, thanking all on the front lines facing COVID-19, our invisible enemy. From doctors and nurses in our hospitals, law enforcement and firefighters who protect us, warehouse personnel and grocery store clerks who keep the shelves stocked and the economy going - you are an inspiration to all and we sincerely thank you.

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