NASA Offers Media Access to Cygnus Cargo Module Nov. 13

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Inside a high brook in a Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility during NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, was used to mislay a protecting covering from a Orbital ATK Cygnus pressurized module. The booster will lift some-more than 7,000 pounds of load on a subsequent resupply moody to a International Space Station. The launch now is targeted for Thursday, Dec. 3 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 during Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida. Credits: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Inside a high brook in a Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility during NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida, was used to mislay a protecting covering from a Orbital ATK Cygnus pressurized module. The booster will lift some-more than 7,000 pounds of load on a subsequent resupply moody to a International Space Station. The launch now is targeted for Thursday, Dec. 3 aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 during Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.
Credits: NASA/Kim Shiflett

Media will have a event to perspective a Orbital ATK Cygnus booster filled with load and investigate for a International Space Station on Friday, Nov.13, during NASA’s Payload Hazardous Servicing Facility (PHSF) during a Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Photos will be permitted, and member from Orbital ATK, United Launch Alliance, and a International Space Station bureau during Kennedy will be accessible for interviews during a facility. Media will skip from Kennedy’s Press Site during 1 p.m. EST, returning by 4:30 p.m.

The unpiloted Cygnus will be Orbital ATK’s fourth load goal to a space hire for NASA’s Commercial Resupply Services contract, and a initial moody of a extended various of a Cygnus pressurized load module, that will broach some-more than 7,000 pounds to a station. Cygnus consists of a pressurized load procedure for organisation supplies, systematic experiments and equipment, together with an compared use procedure providing solar energy and propulsion.

The launch is now targeted for Thursday, Dec. 3 during a 30-minute window that opens during approximately 6 p.m., aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 rocket from Space Launch Complex 41 during Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida.

Full purify room clothes will be supposing and contingency be ragged during a PHSF tour. Long pants and closed-toe boots are required. No shorts, skirts or high heels will be permitted. To be unchanging with purify room protocol, reporters are asked not to wear perfume, cologne or makeup.

NASA confidence will determine a firmness of camera apparatus and compared apparatus to be taken inside a facility. Prior to entering a high bay, photographers contingency purify camera apparatus underneath a organisation of decay control specialists. Alcohol wipes will be provided.

All camera apparatus contingency be self-contained. No unstable lights can be permitted. Flash photography will be allowed, though a trickery has adequate high vigour sodium lighting (orange cast) for pictures. Wireless microphones will be accessible inside a high bay.

Nonessential apparatus such as camera bags or other carrying cases, mobile phones, pencils, food, tobacco, nipping gum, lighters, matches or slot knives are taboo inside a purify room.

Source: NASA