Cygnus cargo ship makes planned re-entry into Earth`s atmosphere

Orbital Sciences Corporation`s unmanned Cygnus cargo ship disintegrated Sunday morning as planned upon spectacular re-entry into Earth`s atmosphere after a month-long resupply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).

Kepler space telescope discovers wobbly planet

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

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

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).

NASA mulls spacewalks to fix space station

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

Private US spacecraft docks with ISS

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

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.

Orbital Sciences` new cargo ship ready for debut flight

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.