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Cannes, February 15, 2020 – The Cygnus spacecraft, dedicated to deliver supplies to the International Space Station (ISS), has been successfully launched by an Antares rocket from Wallops Island, Virginia. Cygnus comprises two main sections: a Service Module from Northr
Ten years ago to the day, the Space Shuttle Endeavour lifted off with two new modules for the International Space Station: Node 3, dubbed Tranquility, and the Cupola. Both were designed, integrated and tested by Thales Alenia Space in Turin, Italy. The two modules were
The enhanced Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) developed by Thales Alenia Space delivers 3,729 kg of cargo in a total volume of 27 cubic meters.
A half-century after the first man on the moon, Thales Alenia Space is participating in developing a permanent human lunar presence for a better and sustainable life on Earth.
On June 17, 2009, Thales Alenia Space announced its first contract with Orbital Sciences Corporation (now Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems), for the design, development and production of nine pressurized cargo modules (PCM) on Cygnus resupply vessels for the Internat
Shell ready to ship for Bishop, the first-ever commercial airlock for the International Space Station
The 27-cubic-meter enhanced Pressurized Cargo Module (PCM) developed by Thales Alenia Space is delivering 3,350 kg of cargo
November 17th 2018 - The latest Cygnus cargo vessel has been successfully launched from NASA’s Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Virginia, using an Antares rocket. This was the 10th Cygnus operational mission, ferrying supplies to the astronauts on the International Sp
September 27th 2018 - Today is a historic moment for space aficionados. Two astronauts from the European Space Agency met today at the European Space Research Institute (ESRIN) to share their experience in orbit. One is Italian; the other is French... I have named Luca
September 18th 2018 - Five years ago, the first Cygnus spacecraft was successfully launched at 14:58:02.2 (GMT) by an Antares 110 rocket.