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Antares Rocket

In Light of the Loss of Orbital Sciences' Antares

Richard Garriott | Posted 12.29.2014 | Science
Richard Garriott

Until we reach a large number of flights on a given system, we should be prepared for periodic failures -- far more than we would expect or tolerate with our cars and planes. And since we hope to put people atop many of these systems, we need to reach high flight count goals.

Kids' Science Experiments Destroyed In Rocket Disaster

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White | Posted 10.30.2014 | Science

No one was hurt when an unmanned rocket exploded just after liftoff on Tuesday, but more than 5,000 pounds of precious cargo bound for the Internation...

Memories of Challenger Ignited by Antares Explosion

Olympia LePoint | Posted 12.28.2014 | Science
Olympia LePoint

As I watched yesterday's Orbital Sciences rocket explosion, unpleasant memories entered my mind.

Antares Rocket Explodes Shortly After Lift-Off From Virginia Launch Site

The Huffington Post | Macrina Cooper-White and David Freeman | Posted 10.31.2014 | Science

An unmanned Antares rocket exploded six seconds after liftoff from NASA’s Wallops Island launch facility in Virginia at 6:22 p.m. EDT. The cause ...

This Should Keep The Astronauts Smelling Better

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 07.16.2014 | Science

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The International Space Station accepted a fresh delivery of goods Wednesday. A private cargo ship launched three days ...

WATCH: Cargo Ship Blasts Off With Supplies For Space Station

Reuters | Posted 09.13.2014 | Science

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL Fla (Reuters) - - An unmanned Orbital Sciences Corp Antares rocket blasted off from a seaside launch pad i...

Private Spacecraft Blasts Off On Debut Mission To ISS

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.18.2013 | Science

A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA's privat...

WATCH: Virginia Firm To Make Its First Supply Run To Space Station

AP | MARCIA DUNN | Posted 11.17.2013 | Science

A Virginia company is all set to make its first-ever supply run to the International Space Station. On the eve of its premiere rendezvous mission, Or...

NASA-Contracted Rocket Successfully Test Launched

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS | Posted 06.21.2013 | Science

ATLANTIC, Va. — A company contracted by NASA to deliver supplies to the International Space Station successfully launched a rocket on Sunday in ...

Rocket's Debut Postponed Again

Posted 04.20.2013 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 04/20/2013 04:53 PM EDT on SPACE.com The launch debut of a new privately built rocket will have to wait at least one ...