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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.

US launches unmanned Antares rocket to ISS

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.

Orbital Sciences` new cargo ship ready for debut flight

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.

Birth of black hole `recorded`

Last Updated: Saturday, November 19, 2011, 16:47

Astronomers have for the first time produced a complete description of a black hole, a concentration of mass so dense that not even light can escape its powerful gravitational pull.

NASA discovers details of black hole`s origin

Last Updated: Friday, November 18, 2011, 13:48

Scientists has discovered new details about the birth of a famous black hole that took place millions of years ago.