NASA (Apr. 5, 2013) Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Antares rocket was rolled out to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A at Wallops Flight Facility in preparation for a test flight targeted for later this ... watch video
AFP (Sep. 18, 2013) Orbital Sciences Corp launches the first test flight of its unmanned Antares rocket to the International Space Station, as NASA forges ahead with its plan to privatize US space ... watch video
NASA (Apr. 19, 2013) Now that the Antares rocket and its simulated Cygnus spacecraft have successfully test-launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Flight Facility, program managers at NASA and ... watch video
NASA (Sep. 20, 2013) CYGNUS LAUNCHED! JSC/WFF
Launch Commentator:3-2-1 we have ignition, we have liftoff.
Orbital Sciences Corporations Cygnus cargo craft launched aboard the companys Antares rocket ... watch video
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Cygnus arrives at ISS
Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft has made the company's first contracted resupply flight to the International Space ... watch video
NASA (June 28, 2013) NASA's Interface Region Imaging Spectrograph or IRIS mission is underway.
IRIS was air-launched on an Orbital Sciences Corporation Pegasus rocket over the Pacific Ocean near Vandenberg Air Force Base ... watch video
AFP (Oct. 28, 2014) An unmanned rocket owned by Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded Tuesday in a giant fireball and plummeted back to Earth just seconds after launch on what was to be a resupply mission to the ... watch video
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