NASA COTS partner Orbital Sciences Corporation successfully launched its Antares rocket April 21, 2013 on its maiden flight.
The Antares test flight vehicle was successfully rolled out to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on Saturday, April 6.
Orbital Sciences successfully conducted an engine test of its Antares rocket at the nation's newest launch pad.
The first contracted SpaceX resupply mission has berthed to the International Space Station.
Orbital Sciences Corporation has commenced Antares launch vehicle operations at the liquid-fuel launch complex at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS).
SpaceX's Dragon capsule splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on May 31, marking a successful end to the 1st mission by a commercial company to resupply ISS.
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The upcoming SpaceX demonstration flight to the International Space Station is expected to cross a key milestone on the path to operational, commercial missions.
Taurus II is now Antares. Orbital announced on December 12 that Antares will be the permanent name of the medium-class launch vehicle under development by the company over the last four years.
NASA has announced the launch target for Space Exploration Technologies' (SpaceX) second Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) demonstration flight will be Feb. 7, 2012, pending completion of final safety reviews, testing and verification. NASA also has agreed to allow SpaceX to send its Dragon spacecraft to rendezvous with the International Space Station (ISS) in a single flight.
NASA’s partnership with industry to develop transportation to the International Space Station accomplished another step with the delivery of the cargo module for Orbital Science’s Cygnus spacecraft.
Thales Alenia Space announced it has delivered to Orbital Sciences Corporation its 1st Pressurized Cargo Module to transport cargo to the International Space Station. Photo courtesy of Thales Alenia.
NASA awards $270 million to four commercial companies to develop spacecraft.
NASA has awarded four Space Act Agreements in the second round of the agency's Commercial Crew Development (CCDev2) effort.
NASA ushered in a new era of space exploration at its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony opening the new Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF).
How long is a minute? It is longer than you think when it is filled with fire, steam and noise -- lots of noise.
SpaceX launched its Falcon 9 rocket and a Dragon capsule on a landmark mission to low Earth orbit and back.
The FAA made SpaceX the first-ever commercial company to receive a license to re-enter a spacecraft from orbit.
NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center conducted a successful test firing of the liquid-fuel AJ26 engine.