The Soyuz is expected at the ISS late Wednesday, and the earliest possible date for the next Cygnus approach would be Saturday. A Soyuz trip to the station takes two days from launch to docking, according to NASA.gov.
After a data issue forced the postponement of the first scheduled berthing, which was to take place during a
"This new schedule will allow the Orbital operations team to carefully plan and be well-rested before restarting the critical final approach to the space station. Meanwhile, Cygnus has all the resources needed to remain in orbit for an extended period of time," said Mr.
On Sunday, the Cygnus commercial cargo craft made its approach as scheduled but encountered an issue in some of the data it received from the station, according to
"The data that Cygnus received from the
On Wednesday, Orbital launched its commercial cargo craft flawlessly from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport on
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