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NASA sends odour-resistant dress for astronauts

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:20

NASA has sent an Antares rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) carrying a Cygnus spacecraft stuffed with supplies for astronauts, including odour-resistant exercise clothing.

Orbital poised to launch cargo ship to space station

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 10:17

Orbital Sciences Corporation is poised to launch on Sunday its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship packed with more than 3,000 pounds of supplies for astronauts at the International Space Station.

Orbital Sciences to launch next resupply mission to ISS on July 11

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 21:53

Orbital Sciences Corp has set July 11 as the next launch of their Antares rocket on the company’s second NASA-contracted resupply flight to the International Space Station (ISS).

New Earth-like planet Kepler 186f discovered

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 09:47

In a very important discovery, the most Earth-like planet in our galaxy has been discovered by NASA scientists. The rocky planet named Kepler 186f, is close to the size of Earth and has the potential to hold liquid water, which is critical for life.

Kepler space telescope discovers wobbly planet

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 12:16

NASA`s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has found a unique planet which wobbles on its axis - causing weather conditions to be highly erratic.

Orbital`s Cygnus cargo spacecraft docks with space station

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 03:41

Orbital Sciences Corporation`s Cygnus cargo spacecraft docked with the International Space Station (ISS) early Sunday, said the US space agency NASA.

Orbital Sciences` Antares rocket blasts-off to ISS

Last Updated: Friday, January 10, 2014, 10:32

After a day`s delay due to space radiation, the commercial spaceflight company Orbital Sciences Corporation launched its Antares rocket on Thursday, flying its first cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Orbital Sciences` Antares rocket set for blast-off

Last Updated: Thursday, January 09, 2014, 16:47

Orbital Sciences Corporation has scheduled the launch of Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Thursday.

NASA mulls spacewalks to fix space station

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 05:15

A series of spacewalks might be necessary to fix a breakdown in the equipment cooling system aboard the International Space Station, NASA said.

Orbital Sciences` cargo ship departs International Space Station

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.

Private US spacecraft docks with ISS

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 22:00

A privately-owned cargo ship, operated by US space company Orbital Sciences Corp., completed its first rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) Sunday, Xinhua reported citing NASA TV.

Orbital Sciences spacecraft`s docking at ISS delayed to Saturday

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.