Large Chinese rocket tumbling toward toward unguided re-entry this weekend
Cygnus supply ship departs space station, begins extended mission
Cygnus supply ship delivers 3.8-ton cargo load to International Space Station
NASA flight engineer Anne McClain grappled Northrop Grumman’s Cygnus supply ship with the International Space Station’s robotic arm Friday, marking the automated cargo freighter’s arrival after an abbreviated day-and-a-half-long journey from a launch pad in Virginia with nearly 7,600 pounds of experiments, food and provisions.
Weather-monitoring and tech demo CubeSats deployed in orbit
Fifteen CubeSats owned by NASA, Spire Global, and U.S. research institutions launched aboard a Northrop Grumman Cygnus cargo ship in May have been released into orbit, beginning missions to demonstrate miniaturized, low-cost Earth science instruments and join a commercial network of weather-monitoring nanosatellites.
Cygnus cargo ship released from space station, heads for extended mission
Cygnus arrives at station with CubeSats, quantum physics experiment
Photos: Antares rocket’s predawn launch from Wallops Island
Antares rocket launch kicks off space station’s next commercial cargo delivery
An Orbital ATK Antares rocket streaked into orbit early Monday from Wallops Island, Virginia, with a commercial Cygnus cargo craft carrying a quantum research experiment, an investigation into the properties of concrete in space, fresh food and other provisions for the International Space Station’s six-person crew.