Quantcast
Orbital Launch Fails Following Explosion - Science

Orbital Launch Fails Following Explosion - Science Experiments And ARKYD Lost

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 (9:00 a.m.) Reports have surfaced that 1,600 pounds of science and research, including experiments designed by students in the US and Canada and the...

Latest International Space Station Stories

2014-10-30 16:20:38

In the news release, NASA Astronaut Terry Virts Available for Interviews before His Space Station Mission, issued 30-Oct-2014 by NASA over PR Newswire, we are advised by the organization that the phone number in the 3rd paragraph should read "(281) 483-8684" rather than "(281) 486-8684" as originally issued inadvertently. The complete, corrected release follows: NASA Astronaut Terry Virts Available for Interviews before His Space Station Mission WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014...

2014-10-30 12:22:05

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA astronaut Terry Virts, who is making final preparations for his launch next month to the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6-7 a.m. EST Wednesday, Nov. 5. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Virts will participate live from the Gagarin Cosmonaut Training Center in Star City, Russia, where he is completing his training. The interviews will be preceded at 5:30...

2014-10-29 23:16:13

Juxtopia, an ETC resident company, was one of three winners of CASIS' RFP “Enabling Technology to Support Science in Space for Life on Earth.” Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) October 29, 2014 The ETC (Emerging Technology Centers) http://www.etcbaltimore.com, Baltimore City’s award-winning technology innovation centers, announced today that Juxtopia, a successful ETC resident company, has been awarded one of three available grants from The Center for the Advancement of Science (CASIS) in...

2014-10-29 16:20:41

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The University of Maryland Center for Orbital Debris Education and Research (CODER) has announced speakers and panelists for the inaugural 2014 Orbital Debris Workshop. The workshop connects individuals and research from across academe, industry and government to foster collaboration and promote the long-term goal of developing policies, laws and systems leading to the effective remediation and control of orbital debris. The...

2014-10-29 00:20:16

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator of NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, regarding the mishap that occurred at Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during the attempted launch of Orbital Sciences Corp's Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28....

2014-10-28 23:12:42

QAD User Organization Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) digitizes their purchasing process and vitally improves purchase order requisition. Morristown, New Jersey (PRWEB) October 28, 2014 ISS Group has helped the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation (MTF) digitize their processes by implementing their purchasing process solution, iPurchase™. Until recently, MTF dealt with a slow and cumbersome paper-based process to requisition materials. Requisitions would get misplaced or...

2014-10-28 20:21:05

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of the third U.S. commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station by Orbital Sciences Corp., NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia continues to enable successful launches from the Eastern Shore. Orbital's Antares rocket carrying 5,000 pounds of NASA cargo aboard the company's Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to liftoff at 6:22 p.m. EDT this evening from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at...

2014-10-28 16:21:22

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA is soliciting proposals for concept studies or technology development projects that will be necessary to enable human pioneers to go to deep space destinations such as an asteroid and Mars. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Through a Broad Area Announcement (BAA) NASA released today, the agency seeks to use public-private partnerships to share funding to develop advanced propulsion, habitation and small...

2014-10-28 00:20:17

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The third Orbital Sciences cargo mission to the International Space Station under NASA's Commercial Resupply Services contract is scheduled to launch at 6:22 p.m. EDT Tuesday, Oct. 28, from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO NASA Television coverage of Tuesday's launch will begin at 5:30 p.m. A post-launch news conference...

2014-10-27 12:22:15

WASHINGTON, Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Administrator Charles Bolden will get a behind-the-scenes look at the science command post for the International Space Station when he visits NASA's Payload Operations Integration Center at the Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Alabama, Oct. 28. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Journalists are invited to participate in the tour and media availability with Bolden at 11 a.m. CDT. Bolden will call...


Latest International Space Station Reference Libraries

History Of Space Exploration
2013-10-06 08:29:34

Space exploration is the exploration and discovery of outer space by use of space technology and is conducted by both robotic spacecraft and humans. Astronomy, which is the viewing of objects in space from Earth, is thought to predate recorded history, but it was the inspiration to modern space exploration. Humans explore space for many reasons including the survival of humankind if Earth cannot sustain life, uniting nations, and scientific research. Physical space exploration began in...

Douglas Wheelock
2012-10-22 12:06:23

Douglas Wheelock is an American astronaut. He was born Douglas Harry "Wheels" Wheelock on May 5, 1960 in Binghamton, New York. The Apollo 11 moon landing in July 1969 is said to have inspired him to pursue astronautics. He graduated from Windsor Central High School in Windsor, New York in 1978 and immediately went on to attend the United States Military Academy at West Point. After four years as a cadet, he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Science and Engineering. After...

Michael Fincke
2012-09-19 14:10:13

Michael Fincke is a United States Air Force officer and a NASA astronaut who holds the record for the most time spent in space. He was born Edward Michael Fincke on March 14, 1967 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; however, he grew up in its suburb, Emsworth. Fincke graduated from Sewickley Academy in Sewickley, Pennsylvania in 1985, and subsequently attended the Massachusetts Institute of Technology on an Air Force ROTC scholarship. He graduated in 1989 as a double major and earned both a Bachelor...

sts-74
2012-05-12 09:29:42

Atlantis launched from Kennedy Space Center on November 12 at 7:30 AM EST and landed at Kennedy on November 20, 1995 at 12:01 PM EST. The shuttle orbited 129 times at an altitude of 213 nautical miles at an inclination of 51.6 degrees and travelled 3.4 million miles. The mission lasted 8 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes, and 44 seconds. STS-74 marked the second docking of a U.S. Space Shuttle to the Russian Space Station Mir, continuing Phase I activities leading to construction of International...

CreamerTim
2012-01-17 16:01:20

Timothy Creamer is a NASA astronaut as well as a Colonel in the United States Army. He was born Timothy "TJ" Creamer on November 15, 1959 in Fort Huachuca, Arizona, but he was raised in Maryland. He graduated from Bishop McNamara High School in Forestville, Maryland in 1978, and then went on to earn his Bachelor of Science degree in chemistry from Loyola College in 1982. He was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the U.S. Army through the ROTC program. In August 1983, after attending the...

More Articles (13 articles) »
Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
Related