Cygnus Orb-D1

Rocket launch

by Northrop GrummanUSA

Launch time18 Sep 201314:58 UTC


Orbit: LEO

Orbital Sciences COTS demonstration flight. First Antares mission with a real Cygnus capsule, first mission to rendezvous and berth with the International Space Station, second launch of Antares. The rendezvous maneuver was delayed due to a computer data link problem, but the issue was resolved and berthing followed shortly thereafter.

Rocket Antares110

launched from MARS, LP-0AUSA


Total mass 700 kg

Cygnus (standard) Orb-D1---