Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket with Cygnus spacecraft is on schedule for a 5-minute launch window opening May 21 at 4:39 a.m. EDT on the company’s CRS-9 cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station.
Following a delay of four days because of a cable problem and then an abundance of high winds near the launch site, the Orbital Sciences Antares rocket was successfully launched at 5 p.m., Sunday from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. […]
A broken cable resulted in the postponement until Friday of a new rocket by a commercial space company in a parrtnership with NASA. […]
THE ABOVE VIDEO, produced by NASA, includes details of the 2014 NASA budget briefing; the Antares rocket sits poised for its April 17 test flight; information about Xombie space-access technology demonstrator produced its highest and longest flight to date – and much more. […]