KevinJamesNg

Traveling through time and space & Doing timey wimy stuff.

On least 27th March 2017, “ULA- Untied Launch Alliance” is bound to launch the next resupplying mission to the “NASA- International Space Station”. The upcoming launch, is launching an Orbital- ATK Cygnus resupply Spacecraft… it’s is the seventh Cygnus to resupply, in which previous resupplies were commission in between primary the STS-Space Transportation Systems- Space Shuttle.. Then onwards, the Soyuz-progress, with the new tendership such as SpaceX- Dragon cargo reusable….

The Launch is set to be launch on the east coast, from SLC – Space Launch Complex 41 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station.. Current there’s not time specifically for the timing for the launch only it’s date. Currently it’s the Carrier Rocket is ULA- United Launch Alliance Atlas V 401 configuration rocket, primary with the Atlas V first stage, with a centaur secondary stage.. However the launch was expected to go earlier than the 27th March 2017, but an issue arisen to the repairs to the a hydraulic item in relating to the ground support installation with the 27th march date gives them more time to resolve the issues…

The Payload itself, Cygnus OA-7, carries within, is also a part of the CRS-Commercial Resupply Service program. Within the payload is a 3.3 tonnes of supplies also various sorts of research equipment’s, also piggy backing this launch is a the 83 Kilograms of secondary payload in which is CubeSats– a mini version U-Class Spacecraft Satellite in which its construction is based on commercial of the shelf components in which they will be deployed from its mini launcher…..  Part of the Orbital-ATK payload module it also carries the Sapphire three combustion experiment to study flame dynamics in space, also re-entry dynamics studied from the various CubeSats onboard as they are Launched out..

 

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