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NASA’s SS Kalpana Chawla Cygnus spacecraft scrubbles just 2.40 seconds before liftoff

Cygnus spacecraft named in honor of late Indian-American astronaut Kalpana Chawla was scrubbed just 2 minutes 40 seconds before lift off.
According to The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) said the launch was scrubbed due to an unknown problem with a component of ground support equipment.

The spacecraft was scheduled to be launched from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility on October 2 at 07:08 IST.

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The Spacecraft will carry nearly 8000 pounds of cargo and supplies to the International Space Station which includes science experiments, crew supplies, general maintenance equipment, and personal items.

The NASA commercial cargo provider Northrop Grumman resupply mission carrying the Cygnus spacecraft to the Space Station has been delayed and
is now set for 9:43 p.m. EDT.

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