Orbital Sciences

August 23, 2018

NASA’s New Space Taxis

The astronauts’ next spacecraft won’t be government property. pace travel is about to change. Ever since Yuri Gagarin’s pioneering flight in 1961, only spacecraft built by […]
October 28, 2014

Space junk forces space station to take evasive action

The International Space Station sidestepped a piece of treacherous junk Monday just hours before the planned launch of a supply ship from Virginia. NASA said debris […]
July 17, 2014

3,000 pounds of food, goods delivered to International Space Station

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. The International Space Station accepted a fresh delivery of goods Wednesday. A private cargo ship launched three days ago from Virginia arrived at […]
July 14, 2014

Space station cargo ship includes food, new stink-free gym clothes

A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying food, science samples and new odour-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew. Orbital […]
July 8, 2014

Antares Commercial Rocket Cleared for July 11 Space Station Blastoff Following Engine Re-Inspection

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – The long delayed liftoff of an Orbital Sciences Corp. commercial Antares rocket on a cargo mission bound for the International […]
February 18, 2014

Private supply ship departs space station after 5-week visit: 1 big trash incinerator

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – The International Space Station has one less capsule and a lot less trash. A commercial cargo ship ended its five-week visit Tuesday […]
January 12, 2014

Orbital Sciences cargo ship arrives at space station

(Reuters) – Orbital Sciences Corp, one of two companies hired by U.S. space agency NASA to make supply runs to the International Space Station, delivered its […]
January 8, 2014

Cygnus cargo spaceship gets ready to take wing from chilly East Coast

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va. — A commercial spacecraft bound for the International Space Station is cleared to launch from Virginia’s frigid Eastern Shore Wednesday, beginning a milestone delivery […]
January 3, 2014

NASA reschedules Cygnus launch for Jan. 7

After a postponement last month, NASA has rescheduled the launch of a commercial cargo ship that will carry nearly 3,000 pounds of supplies to the International […]