Last Updated: Tuesday, January 28, 2014, 10:09
Under a new program called Lunar Catalyst, US space agency NASA will provide free technical expertise, equipment, facilities and software to help selected companies develop lunar landers.
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).
Last Updated: Friday, November 22, 2013, 11:55
NASA`s Lunar Atmosphere and Dust Environment Explorer (LADEE) is set to gather detailed data about the structure and composition of the thin lunar atmosphere and determine whether dust is being lofted into the lunar sky.
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: 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: 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.
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