NASA to discuss science and technology on new resupply mission to International Space Station

NASA has announced it plans to update media on science investigations and technology demonstrations launching on Northrop Grumman´s 13th commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station, the agency said.

Northrop Grumman is targeting Sunday, Feb. 9, at 5:39 p.m., for the launch of its Cygnus spacecraft on an Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport´s pad 0A at NASA´s Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia.

The Cygnus spacecraft will carry crew supplies, scientific research and hardware to the orbiting laboratory to support the Expedition 61 and 62 crews for the 13th mission under Northrop Grumman´s Commercial Resupply Services-2 contract with NASA.