Orbital Sciences

ISS astronauts capture stunning photos of Cygnus cargo spacecraft destruction

International Space Station (ISS) astronauts on Wednesday captured stunning photos of Cygnus spacecraft burning up in the atmosphere above Earth`s surface after completing its mission on August 17.

Aug 20, 2014, 14:56 PM IST

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 Friday.

Dec 14, 2013, 10:03 AM IST

Space station cooling breakdown may delay Orbital launch

NASA rushed on Thursday to fix a breakdown in the cooling system at the International Space Station that may delay the launch next week of Orbital Sciences` first cargo mission.

Dec 13, 2013, 01:11 AM IST

Russian company to send 32 satellites into space

Moscow-based operator Kosmotras said Wednesday that it will send a record 32 satellites into space in one launch.

Nov 21, 2013, 11:53 AM IST

NASA puts out call for commercial space taxis

Despite budget uncertainties, NASA on Tuesday issued a solicitation for a commercially operated space taxi to ferry astronauts to the International Space Station, an attempt to break Russia`s monopoly on crew transport by 2017.

Nov 20, 2013, 09:10 AM IST