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Next Cygnus Cargo Launch to Space Station Switched to ULA Atlas V

In a complete change of plans from less than three weeks ago, NASA has asked Orbital ATK to switch rockets…

5 years ago

Antares Return to Flight Launch Likely Slips to August, Cygnus Completes Atmospheric Reentry

The long awaited maiden launch of Orbital ATK’s revamped Antares commercial rocket utilizing new first stage engines, from its Virginia…

5 years ago

Reborn Antares Raised at Virginia Launch Pad for Crucial May 31 Engine Test

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – The soon to be reborn Orbital ATK Antares commercial rocket sporting new first stage engines has…

6 years ago

Upgraded Antares Rolls Out to Virginia Launch Pad, High Stakes Engine Test Looms

An upgraded version of Orbital ATK’s commercially developed Antares rocket has at last rolled out to its launch pad on…

6 years ago

Fuel Control Valve Faulted for Atlas Launch Anomaly, Flights Resume Soon

A critical fuel control valve has been faulted for the Atlas V launch anomaly that forced a premature shutdown of…

6 years ago

Cygnus Commercial Space Freighter Arrives at Space Station with 3.5 Tons of Supplies

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Following a perfectly executed three day orbital rendezvous, NASA astronaut and Expedition 47 Commander Tim…

6 years ago

Atlas V Engine Anomaly Forces Thrust Makeup During Cygnus Launch, Next Flight Delayed

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - This week’s Atlas V rocket launch of a Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space…

6 years ago

Streaks Galore as Cygnus Soars Chasing Station for Science; Photos, Videos

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Tuesday evening, March 22, turned into ‘streaks galore’ on Florida’s space coast, as the nighttime…

6 years ago

Stunning Nighttime Cygnus Freighter Rockets to ISS Stocked with Science Mesmerizing Spectators

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - A stunningly beautiful nighttime launch mesmerized delighted spectators as it roared off a Florida space…

6 years ago

Full Moon Offers Spectacular Nighttime Launch Outlook for Orbital ATK Cygnus Resupply to ISS on Atlas V on March 22 – Watch Live

KENNEDY SPACE CENTER, FL - Clear skies and a nearly full Moon offer the distinct possibility to witness an astronomical…

6 years ago