Cygnus Freighter’s ISS boost engine burn ends prematurely

The planned re-enhancement maneuver for the International Space Station ended after just 5 seconds for currently unknown reasons.

Cargo ships docked at the International Space Station It regularly fires its bursts in short bursts to keep the orbiting laboratory at its cruising altitude. These vehicles are usually Russian Progress capsules, but on Monday (June 20) Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus vehicle was scheduled to complete a five-minute burn to determine if the capsule was regularly ready for the mission.



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