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
NASA (Jan. 17, 2014) "Here's some of the stories trending This Week at NASA!"
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
Aug. 29, 2016 The center of the Milky Way galaxy is currently a quiet place where a supermassive black hole slumbers, only occasionally slurping small sips of hydrogen gas. But it wasn't ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 A new method for analyzing the chemical composition of stars may help scientists winnow the search for Earth 2.0. Researchers describe a computational modeling technique that ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 Astronomers using ALMA surveyed dozens of young stars -- some Sun-like and others approximately double that size -- and discovered that the larger variety have surprisingly ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Astrophysicists have proposed a clever new way to shed light on the mystery of dark matter, believed to make up most of the universe. The irony is they want to try to pin down the nature of this ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Saturn, with its alluring rings and numerous moons, has long fascinated stargazers and scientists. After an initial flyby of Pioneer 11 in 1979, humanity got a second, much ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Astronomers using observations from NASA's WISE and Fermi missions have confirmed a connection between the infrared and gamma-ray light emitted by blazars, a class of distant ... read more
Oct. 28, 2014 The following statement is from William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator of NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, regarding the mishap that occurred at Pad 0A of the ... read more
Sep. 30, 2013 A week after its original approach date, Orbital Sciences' commercial cargo craft Cygnus has arrived at the International Space Station. The Expedition 37 crew captured Cygnus with the Canadarm2 ... read more
Oct. 10, 2012 The Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (SpaceX) Dragon spacecraft was berthed to the International Space Station at 8:03 a.m. CDT Wednesday (Oct. 10, 2012), a key milestone in a new era of ... read more
Oct. 5, 2012 SpaceX is set to launch the first of a dozen operational missions for NASA to deliver more than 1,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station on Oct. 7. Launch time is 8:35 p.m. from ... read more