Cygnus

NASA Sends a 3D Printer for Lunar Regolith and More to the ISS

One of the reasons the ISS is still alive and kicking is that it offers a unique environment for testing…

2 months ago

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…

4 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…

5 years ago

Orbital ATK Proposes Man-Tended Lunar-Orbit Outpost by 2020 for Link Up with NASA’s Orion

Orbital ATK has unveiled a practical new proposal to build a near term man-tended outpost in lunar orbit that could…

5 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…

6 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…

6 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…

6 years ago