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Jan 15, 2014 02:41 PM ET // Discovery News
On Sunday, the private spaceflight company Orbital Sciences completed its first contracted cargo run to the International Space Station. Here are the stunning photos taken by the Expedition 38 crew.
Jan 9, 2014 01:47 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Orbital Sciences, one of two firms hired by NASA to fly cargo to the International Space Station after the space shuttles were retired, successfully launched its first supply ship on Thursday. Continue reading →
Jan 8, 2014 03:38 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A massive solar flare has delayed Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket launch, pushing the space station cargo run to later in the week. Continue reading →
Sep 22, 2013 01:51 PM ET // Irene Klotz
A commercial cargo ship making a test flight to the International Space Station will not be reaching the outpost until at least Tuesday due to a computer glitch. Continue reading →
Apr 21, 2013 06:29 PM ET // Irene Klotz
An Antares rocket, one of two launchers developed with NASA backing to fly cargo capsules to the International Space Station, blasted off on its debut mission on Sunday, successfully depositing a dummy spacecraft into orbit. ->
Apr 20, 2013 05:46 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Orbital Sciences Corp. has rescheduled the debut flight of its Antares rocket from Saturday to Sunday due to unacceptably high winds at the company's Wallops Island, Virginia, launch site. ->
Apr 20, 2013 03:40 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Orbital Sciences Corp., the second of two firms hired by NASA to haul cargo to the International Space Station, will try again Saturday to launch its new Antares rocket. ->