Orbital ATK Antares successfully launches with a return to flight after 2014 rocket failure

Posted in Hardware on 19th Oct, 2016
by Alex Muller

2 years ago a rocket failure was blamed on a pump in one of the engines, left over from the Soviet manned lunar program of the 70s.

NASA conducts largest fire experiment in space

Posted in Science on 17th Jun, 2016
by Alex Muller

It was the first in a series of three planned fire experiments, which seek to better understand the dynamics of fire in microgravity so that astronauts will be well-prepared.

Proposal For New Space Station Orbiting The Moon

Posted in Science on 21st May, 2016
by Alex Muller

The habitat components could be manufactured and launched about three years after getting a 'Go Ahead' contract from NASA.

Cygnus cargo ship successfully docks with ISS

Posted in Science on 28th Mar, 2016
by Alex Muller

The Cygnus us scheduled to remain docked at the ISS until May.

Cygnus cargo ship heads to space station

Posted in Science on 10th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

The American Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC) has begun its first commercial re-supply mission to the International Space Station (ISS).