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US Cargo Ship Reaches Space Station

An Orbital Sciences Corp. cargo ship reached the International Space Station on Wednesday with a delivery of food, supplies, science experiments and a fleet of tiny Earth-imaging satellites that will be launched from the orbital outpost. Working from a control panel inside the station's Cupola module, commander Steven Swanson delicately steered the station's 58-foot, or 18-meter, robotic arm to pluck the Cygnus capsule from orbit at 6:36 a.m. EDT (1036 GMT). The ships sailed 260...

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