September 29, 2013
MORE NEWS FROM THE AMERICA THAT WORKS: New Commercial Ship Reaches Space Station. “Orbital Science Corp.’s Cygnus cargo ship pulled up at the orbiting lab Sunday morning. The space station astronauts used their robot arm to grab it. The capsule is making its debut on this test flight, and contains more than a half-ton of food, clothes and other supplies for the six astronauts. It marks a major accomplishment 260 miles up. Only one other private company has ever made such a high-flying shipment.” But now there are two.