Cygnus

Orbital's Antares rocket carrying the Cygnus Spacecraft lifts off from the Mid-Atlantic Regional spaceport at Wallops Flight Facility on Sunday, July 13, 2014 while a herd of cattle graze in a pasture nearby in Atlantic, Va.  The rocket will carry the Cygnus spacecraft filled with over 3,000 pounds of supplies to the International Space Station in the company's second contracted cargo delivery flight to the space station for NASA.  (AP Photo/Eastern Shore News, Jay Diem)

Space station shipment launched from Virginia

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A commercial cargo ship rocketed toward the International Space Station on Sunday, carrying food, science samples and new odor-resistant gym clothes for the resident crew. Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its […]

07/13/2014

(AP File Photo)

SpaceX launches Canadian satellite from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) – A SpaceX rocket launched from the California coast Sunday carrying a Canadian satellite intended to track space weather in what was billed as a test flight. The Falcon […]

09/29/2013

The Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket lifts off the launchpad at the NASA Wallops Island test flight facility in Wallops Island, Va., Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013. The unmanned Antares rocket will carry 1,300 pounds of food, clothes and other items as part of this test flight to the International Space Station. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

2nd private company rockets toward space station

A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA’s private suppliers for the high-flying lab. Orbital Sciences Corp. launched its first-ever supply ship […]

09/18/2013

Chocolate

Chocolate coming on next space station delivery

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — A Virginia company makes its debut this week as a space station delivery service. And the lone American aboard the orbiting lab is counting on a fresh stash of chocolate. […]

09/16/2013

2 planets discovered, 5k light years away

SAN DIEGO (CNS) – The first discovery of two planets orbiting a pair of stars 5,000 light years away was announced today by a team led by a San Diego State University astronomy professor. The […]

08/29/2012

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