Cygnus

Antares Rocket Blasts Off from Virginia Bound for Space Station with Cygnus Cargo Ship and Tons of Vital Science Supplies

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – An Orbital ATK Antares rocket successfully blasted off this morning, Sunday, Nov. 12, from…

3 years ago

Re-engined’ Antares Rocket Completes Crucial Engine Test Firing

Orbital ATK announced late Tuesday that the company’s Antares medium-class commercial rocket outfitted with new first stage RD-181 engines has…

4 years ago

Commercial Cygnus Cargo Freighter Departs ISS After Resuming US Resupply Runs

A commercial Cygnus cargo freighter departed the International Space Station (ISS) this morning (Feb. 19) after successfully resuming America’s train…

5 years ago

First British Astronaut to Visit ISS Blasts Off on Soyuz with Russian/American Crewmates

The first British astronaut to blast off on a journey to the International Space Station (ISS) soared gloriously skyward early…

5 years ago

Cygnus Docks at Station for Christmas Delivery to Successfully Resume American Resupply Chain

The commercial Cygnus cargo spaceship, loaded with over three tons of critically needed supplies and research experiments, successfully rendezvoused and…

5 years ago

Soviet Era Engines Likely Caused Antares Catastrophic Rocket Failure

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA - Investigators probing last week’s catastrophic failure of an Antares commercial rocket moments after liftoff,…

6 years ago