After a successful launch on November 12, the Cygnus resupply ship arrived at the International Space Station in the early morning hours of November 15. The resupply ship was stocked with nearly 7400 pounds of supplies and investigations.
CubeSatellites are providing researchers an inexpensive and innovative way to leverage satellite technology in low Earth orbit. NanoRacks, LLC., has been a pioneer in enabling CubeSat deployment from the space station, launching over 200 satellites to date. Learn more about this program, and some of the CubeSatellites that are associated with the Orbital ATK CRS-9 mission.
Zaiput Flow Technologies, an innovative startup based in Cambridge, MA, seeks to validate its proprietary liquid separator onboard the International Space Station - which could have far-reaching implications to drug development on Earth, and further chemistry-related experiments in microgravity.