A Northrop Grumman Antares rocket carrying a Cygnus resupply spacecraft is seen in the vertical launch position on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad 0A, Saturday, Aug. 7, 2021, at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Northrop Grumman’s 16th contracted cargo resupply mission with NASA to the International Space Station will deliver about 8,200 pounds of science and research, crew supplies and vehicle hardware to the orbital laboratory and its crew. The CRS-16 Cygnus spacecraft is named in honor of American astronaut Ellison Onizuka, who was the first Asian American to fly in space.

The rocket is slated to launch at 5:56 p.m. EDT, Aug. 10, 2021. Watch live on NASA TV.

Image Credit: NASA/Terry Zaperach


2021年8月7日星期六,在NASA位于弗吉尼亚州的沃洛普斯飞行设施中,诺思罗普·格鲁曼公司的安塔瑞斯火箭携带天鹅座再补给飞船在中西洋地区太空港的0A发射台处于垂直发射位置。诺斯罗普·格鲁曼公司与NASA签订的第16次国际空间站货物补给合同任务,将向轨道实验室及其工作人员运送约8200磅的科学研究、船员用品和飞行器硬件。CRS-16天鹅座航天器是为了纪念美国宇航员埃里森·鬼冢而命名的,他是第一个在太空飞行的亚裔美国人。

箭定于2021年8月10日美国东部时间下午5点56分发射。在NASA电视上观看直播。

图片来源:NASA/Terry Zaperach

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