January 2014

How to See Spectacular Antares Commercial Rocket Launch to Space Station on Jan. 8 – Complete Viewing Guide

January 9th, 2014|Categories: Events, News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – Catching a slim weather break amidst the monster blizzard and unprecedented arctic air low temperatures afflicting the central and northern United States, Orbital Sciences Corp. is marching forward with plans for a spectacular daylight blastoff of the firms privately developed Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft [...]

Extreme Cold Delays Orbital Sciences’ 1st Cargo Launch to Space Station

January 6th, 2014|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The commercial spaceflight company Orbital Sciences has delayed the launch if its first delivery mission to the International Space Station next week by at least one or two days due to expected frigid temperatures. Orbital Sciences was slated to launch its unmanned Cygnus cargo ship and Antares rocket toward the [...]

December 2013

The 7 Ships of the New Space Age

December 30th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

American engineers are designing and testing more new manned spacecraft than at any other time in history. Here are 7 vehicles that will change how we work and play in space. XCOR Aerospace Lynx Lynx Type: Self-launched space plane Who: XCOR Aerospace Launching: 2014 Destination: Suborbital The Odds: [...]

Job done. Happy Christmas spacewalkers

December 26th, 2013|Categories: News, Photography|Tags: , , , , , |

Astronauts Rick Mastracchio and Michael Hopkins completed a spacewalk yesterday to fit a spare ammonia pump to the International Space Station (ISS). The new pump was successfully restarted by flight controllers at NASA's Johnson Space Center last night and a NASA statement confirmed the new pump was working properly. The [...]