Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 00:14
Virginia-based Orbital Sciences Corp completed a successful test mission at the International Space Station on Tuesday, clearing the firm to begin regular cargo runs for NASA under a $1.9 billion contract.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 09:01
A traffic jam at the International Space Station is prompting a second delay in the arrival of a new commercial cargo ship that is making a test run to the orbital outpost.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 21:42
Orbital Sciences Corp launched the first flight of its unmanned Antares rocket today to the International Space Station, as NASA forges ahead with its plan to privatise US space missions.
Last Updated: Wednesday, September 18, 2013, 15:31
An unmanned Antares rocket, developed by Orbital Sciences Corp. was poised for launch from Virginia on Wednesday to send a new cargo capsule to the International Space Station.
Last Updated: Tuesday, September 17, 2013, 10:18
NASA on Monday cleared a second commercial company to launch a cargo ship to the International Space Station, with blastoff slated this week from a Virginia spaceport.
Last Updated: Monday, April 22, 2013, 10:43
On Sunday, NASA commercial space partner Orbital Sciences Corporation successfully launched its Antares rocket from the new Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A.
Last Updated: Friday, April 19, 2013, 21:04
An impressive 132-foot high rocket is set for a test launch on Saturday after a technical glitch and bad weather halted its previous two attempts.
Last Updated: Thursday, April 18, 2013, 09:32
A private US company hired by NASA cancelled its plan to test launch its new Antares rocket intended to be used on supply runs to the International Space Station after a last-minute technical glitch, officials said.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 22, 2012, 11:14
SpaceX made history as its Falcon 9 rocket rose from its seaside launch pad and pierced the pre-dawn sky.
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