Cygnus CRS Orb-5
|Mission type||ISS resupply|
|Spacecraft type||Enhanced Cygnus|
Thales Alenia Space
|Start of mission|
|Launch date||July / August 2015|
|Launch site||MARS LP-0A|
|Berthing at ISS|
|Berthing port||Harmony nadir|
Cygnus CRS Orb-5, also known as Orbital Sciences CRS Flight 5, is the sixth planned flight of the Orbital Sciences' unmanned resupply spacecraft Cygnus, its sixth flight to the International Space Station and the seventh launch of the company's Antares launch vehicle.
This is the fifth of eight flights by Orbital Sciences under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. This will be the third flight of the Castor 30XL second stage, and the second flight of the Enhanced sized Cygnus PCM. The mission is expected to launch in July or August 2015.
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