Northrop Grumman capsule departs ISS

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus resupply capsule separates from the International Space Station. (Jan. 6)

Video Transcript

- And at 9:11 central time as Cygnus was flying over the eastern Pacific Ocean off the coast of Ecuador, we have release of the Cygnus spacecraft.

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins continuing to monitor the spacecraft from the Cupola of the International Space Station as back away of Cygnus continues.

Everything continuing to proceed smoothly as Cygnus continues to back away from the Space Station. Cygnus is loaded with over 4,000 pounds of trash.

- [? --RMS ?] to vehicle clearance approximately 1.5 meters.

- Houston copies. 1.5 meters.