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ISS astronauts capture stunning photos of Cygnus cargo spacecraft destruction

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 14:56

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.

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

Last Updated: Monday, August 18, 2014, 09:24

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).

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).

NASA puts out call for private moon landers

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.

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.

Orbital Sciences` Antares launch scheduled on 8 January

Last Updated: Tuesday, January 07, 2014, 16:29

Orbital Sciences Corporation will launch its Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Wednesday.

NASA mulls spacewalks to fix space station

Last Updated: Saturday, December 14, 2013, 10:03

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

Space station cooling breakdown may delay Orbital launch

Last Updated: Friday, December 13, 2013, 01:11

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.

NASA probe all set to collect Moon`s atmospheric data

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.