Orbital Sciences

Weekly Space Hangout – Jan. 15, 2016: Dr. Steve B. Howell from Kepler

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Special Guest: Dr. Steve B. Howell, Project Scientist on Kepler to discuss the great new results…

5 years ago

Weekly Space Hangout – February 20, 2015 – Charles Black from SEN

Host: Fraser Cain (@fcain) Guests: Ramin Skibba (@raminskibba) Dave Dickinson (@astroguyz / www.astroguyz.com) Special Guest: Charles Black (@charlesblack / sen.com/charles-black)…

5 years ago

Universe Today’s Top 10 Space Stories of 2014

It seems a lot of the space stories of this year involve spacecraft making journeys: bouncing across a comet, or…

6 years ago

Antares Rocket Failure Pushes Tiny Satellite Company To Hitch Ride With SpaceX

The various companies that had stuff sitting on the failed Orbital Sciences Antares rocket launch last month are busy looking…

6 years ago

A History of Launch Failures: “Not Because They are Easy, but Because They are Hard”

Over the 50-plus years since President John F. Kennedy’s Rice University speech, spaceflight has proven to be hard. It doesn't…

6 years ago

BREAKING: Antares Rocket Explodes at Liftoff

Seconds after liftoff, Orbital Science's Antares rocket exploded as it rose from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Island, Virginia.…

6 years ago

Nearby Galaxy Holds First Ultraluminous X-Ray Source that is a Pulsar

A research team led by Caltech astronomers of Pasadena California have discovered an ultraluminous X-ray (ULX) source that is pulsating. Their…

6 years ago

Commercial Antares Resupply Freighter Thunders Aloft to Space Station from Virginia Packed with Science

Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft blasts off on July 13 2014 from Launch Pad 0A at NASA…

6 years ago

Antares Commercial Rocket Cleared for July 11 Space Station Blastoff Following Engine Re-Inspection

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA - The long delayed liftoff of an Orbital Sciences Corp. commercial Antares rocket on a…

6 years ago