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Photos: Orbital Sciences' 1st Cygnus Cargo Mission to Space Station

Orbital Sciences Cygnus Mission Control: Jan. 12, 2014

NASA TV

In Dulles, Va., Orbital Sciences Corp. flight controllers are seen clad in sporty mission shirts at the company's Cygnus spacecraft mission operations center during the Orb-1 cargo delivery mission's arrival at the International Space Station on Jan. 12, 2014.

Cygnus and Earth's Airglow

NASA TV

The unmanned Orb-1 Cygnus spacecraft is seen backdropped by the blue airglow of Earth's atmosphere as it arrives at the International Space Station on Jan. 12, 2014.

Cygnus Cargo Ship Arrives at Space Station: Orb-1

NASA TV

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus commercial cargo ship is on its final approach to the International Space Station before being captured by a robotic arm on Jan. 12, 2014. The spacecraft is carrying 2,780 pounds of supplies to the station.

Cygnus Spacecraft at Space Station: Orb-1 Sunrise

NASA TV

Orbital Sciences' robotic Cygnus commercial cargo ship is seen perched at the end of the International Space Station's robotic arm as sunrise approaches on Jan. 12, 2014, docking day for the spacecraft.

Cygnus Spacecraft Nears Docking: Orb-1

NASA TV

An Orbital Sciences Corp. Cygnus spacecraft is seen near docking position on the International Space Station during the Orb-1 cargo delivery mission on Jan. 12, 2014.

Cygnus Spacecraft Docking Hatch

NASA TV

This closeup of Orbital Sciences' Orb-1 Cygnus cargo ship was captured by a camera on the International Space Station shortly after the vehicle's Jan. 12, 2014 arrival at the outpost. Shown here is the Cygnus' docking port, called the common berthing mechanism, that will be attached to the space station.

Antares Soars with Orb-1 Mission: Jan. 9, 2014

Orbital Sciences

An Antares Rocket launches Orbital Sciences' Orb-1 mission carrying the Cygnus cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Jan. 9, 2014, from Wallops Island, VA. [See full story.]

Antares Rocket Shortly After Launch, Jan. 9, 2014

NASA TV

An Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket is seen shortly after launch at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops Island, Va., on Jan. 9, 2014. [See full story.]

Launch of Antares: Jan. 9, 2014

Orbital Sciences

An Antares Rocket launches Orbital Sciences' Orb-1 mission carrying the Cygnus cargo capsule to the International Space Station on Jan. 9, 2014, from Wallops Island, VA. [See full story.]

Antares Rocket On Ocean Launch Pad: Orb-1

NASA/Bill Ingalls

An Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket is seen on launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Jan. 6, 2014 in advance of a planned Jan. 8 launch in Wallops Island, Va. The mission will launch Orbital's first Cygnus cargo mission to the space station.

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