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    NASA: US Cygnus Cargo Ship Docks With Int’l Space Station (VIDEO)

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    Orbital ATK’s Cygnus resupply ship has docked with the International Space Station (ISS), the US National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said on Saturday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The Cygnus spacecraft, which was launched on Tuesday, March 22, atop an Atlas V rocket, from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida, has delivered over 7,700 pounds of supplies and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory.

    “Success! @OrbitalATK's #Cygnus spacecraft was installed to @Space_Station at 10:52pm ET w/ over 7,700 lbs of cargo,” NASA said on Twitter.

    The spacecraft is expected to stay attached to the space station for over a month before separation.

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