Orbital Sciences

With a blown up rocket, Orbital Sciences hitches a ride to space

Posted in Science on 13th Dec, 2014
by Alex Muller

The Atlas V has a greater lift capacity than that of the out-of-commission Antares, meaning the Cygnus can carry nearly 35 percent more cargo.

Orbital Sciences set to retire suspect motor in rocket explosion

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

Yes, that old soviet engine probably blew up Antares.

Antares rocket explosion destroyed 26 satellites built by San Franciscos Planet Labs

Posted in Hardware on 29th Oct, 2014
by Alex Muller

An unmanned supply rocket bound for the International Space Station has exploded shortly after its launch from the US state of Virginia.

NASA wants commercial lunar landers

Posted in Science on 30th Jan, 2014
by Alex Muller

NASA understands that the future of space exploration now means partnering with private companies.