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Orbital's cargo ship arrives at space station

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Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned Cygnus cargo ship on Sunday arrived at the International Space Station on the company's first regular supply mission to the research outpost.  

This NASA TV handout image shows the Orbital Sciences Corporation's unmanned Cygnus cargo ship (TOP-L) being captured by the Canada arm after arriving at the International Space Station on January 12, 2014

Cygnus is delivering 2,780 pounds (1,260 kilograms) of supplies to the space station including hardware, food and equipment, which astronauts will use to carry out studies on everything from ant behavior to antibiotic drug resistance.

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