Northrup Grumman’s Cygnus resupply ship, with its prominent cymbal-shaped UltraFlex solar arrays, is pictured in the grips of the Canadarm2 robotic arm moments before its release ending its 83-day stay at the International Space Station on May 11, 2020.

Within 24 hours of its release, Cygnus began its secondary mission, hosting the Spacecraft Fire Safety Experiment – IV (Saffire-IV), which provides an environment to safely study fire in microgravity. It also deployed a series of payloads. Northrop Grumman flight controllers in Dulles, Virginia, will initiate Cygnus’ deorbit to burn up in Earth’s atmosphere Friday, May 29.

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图中显示的是2020年5月11日,在加拿大机械臂力矩的控制下的诺斯拉普·格鲁曼公司的天鹅座补给船,结束了为期83天的国际空间站飞行。

在天鹅座离开后的24小时内,它将开启它的第二次任务,开展宇宙飞船的消防安全实验-IV ,它提供了一个在微重力下安全研究火灾的环境。它还部署一系列有效载荷。诺斯罗普·格鲁曼公司位于维吉尼亚州杜勒斯的飞行控制中心将于5月29日周五启动天鹅座脱离轨道,在地球大气层中焚毁。

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