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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 →
Oct 22, 2013 01:37 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus cargo capsule left the International Space Station on Tuesday, wrapping up a successful test flight that clears the company to begin making regular resupply runs for NASA beginning in December. Continue reading →
Sep 23, 2013 04:34 PM ET // Irene Klotz
Wednesday's scheduled launch and speedy arrival of three new crewmembers to the International Space Station will delay the rendezvous and docking of Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo ship until Saturday. 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 →