Day: April 19, 2019

InSight Sol 14 Panorama & Instrument Deployment Animation

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NASA – Insight Mission patch. April 19, 2019 (Click on the image for enlarge) NASA’s InSight spacecraft captured this panorama of its landing site on Dec. 9, 2018, the 14th Martian day, or sol, of its mission. The 290-degree perspective surveys the rim of the degraded crater InSight landed in, nicknamed “Homestead Hollow.” The panorama […]

Astronaut Commands Robotic Arm to Capture Cygnus NG-11 Cargo Craft and Attached to Station

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ISS – Expedition 59 Mission patch. April 19, 2019 At 5:28 a.m. EDT, Expedition 59 Flight Engineer Anne McClain of NASA used the International Space Station�s robotic Canadarm2 to grapple the Northrop Grumman Cygnus spacecraft as David Saint-Jacques of the Canadian Space Agency monitored Cygnus systems during its approach. Next, ground controllers will command the […]