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A Cygnus Alone In The Dark

By Keith Cowing
August 2, 2014
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A Cygnus Alone In The Dark
Cygnus approaches ISS

Surrounded by the blackness of space, the Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus cargo craft is photographed by an Expedition 40 crew member onboard the International Space Station during rendezvous and capture operations.
The two spacecraft converged at 6:36 a.m. (EDT) on July 16, 2014.

ISS040-E-069066 (16 July 2014) – Larger image

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