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Orbital Sciences Corp. will delay the summer demonstration flight of its Cygnus cargo ship due to technical and scheduling factors, a spokesman said Tuesday. The ship, designed to ferry supplies to the International Space Station, had been scheduled...
ReporterA successful launch from a NASA spaceport in eastern Virginia is a pivotal moment for Virginia and the commercial space industry. The unmanned rocket blasted off from Wallops Island Sunday afternoon. With the test flight, Orbital Sciences Corporation...
Spot the International Space Station moving across the night sky this week. Chances arise the next three nights, but the best viewing opportunity Wednesday is possible to coincide with rain and thunderstorms. Look tonight at 8:59 p.m., Tuesday at 9:45...
Tags: Science, Space Programs, Science and Technology, Weather, NASA
In its maiden flight to space, a commercially built 13-story rocket blasted off from a launch pad off the coast of Virginia in a test mission for NASA. The Antares rocket, developed by Orbital Sciences Corp., roared into orbit after launching Sunday...
The Federal Aviation Administration approved Boeing Co.’s proposed fix for the lithium-ion battery systems on its 787 passenger jets, which have been grounded since January. The FAA said it will require airlines flying 787s to install...
A commercial rocket launch that was scheduled for Wednesday but aborted has been pushed to Friday, at the earliest. The next attempt is "tentatively" set for Friday, assuming that issues forcing the delay are resolved, according to Orbital Sciences...
Orbital Sciences Corp.'s launch of its new Antares rocket has been put on hold due to a technical issue that popped up when countdown was about 12 minutes away. The 13-story rocket was expected to blast off from NASA’s little-known Wallops...
Free live streaming by Ustream Skip your afternoon coffee break Wednesday and watch a live rocket launch instead. On Wednesday afternoon, NASA will stream the first test flight of the 13-story Antares rocket, and you can watch it live right here....
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A privately owned rocket that is part of efforts to grow the commercial space industry will launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Wednesday evening, and it will be visible from Maryland. Orbital Sciences Corp., a Dulles, Va.-based...
EASTERN SHORE — The Great Machipongo Clam Shack has been a kitschy fixture along U.S. 13 on the sleepy, rural Eastern Shore for decades. Its fresh seafood and live music lure the locals and snag passing motorists as they head north toward...
On a little-known launch pad off the coast of Virginia, a team of about 200 engineers and technicians is readying a 13-story rocket for its maiden flight to space in a test mission for NASA. The Antares rocket, developed by Orbital Sciences Corp., is...
Tags: Science, SpaceX, Cape Canaveral, Technology, Space Programs
After spending more than three weeks docked with the International Space Station, SpaceX’s Dragon space capsule is ready to return to Earth and splash down Tuesday in the Pacific Ocean. NASA Television will provide coverage of Dragon's departure...
Tags: Science, SpaceX, Pacific Ocean, Cape Canaveral, Space Programs
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