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2014-01-06 12:21:08

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Wednesday Jan. 8 launch of Orbital Sciences Corp.'s Cygnus cargo spacecraft mission to resupply the International Space Station. The Antares rocket carrying Cygnus will lift off at 1:32 p.m. EST from the agency's Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) Launch from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at...

New Science Headed For International Space Station On Orbital’s Cygnus
2014-01-06 10:46:07

NASA Delivering ants to space, sloshy fluids for robotic satellites, a study on antibiotic drug resistance and other small satellites to the International Space Station can be a tough job, and now Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., can help carry the load. In its first commercial resupply journey after completion of NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program, the Orbital-1 mission will deliver some very interesting new scientific investigations to the space...

2014-01-02 12:20:05

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Jan. 7 launch of the Cygnus cargo spacecraft mission to resupply the International Space Station (ISS). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On the heels of a successful demonstration flight to the space station in September, Orbital Sciences is scheduled to launch the spacecraft on an Antares rocket at 1:55 p.m. EST from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional...

Orbital, NASA Confirm New Launch Window For Cygnus Launch
2014-01-09 05:20:38

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online UPDATE: January 9, 2014 @ 5:20 a.m. After a scrubbed launch on January 8 due to the increased threat of radiation from a solar flare that occurred on Jan 7, Orbital Sciences has confirmed that it will move the next available launch window of its cargo resupply mission to Thursday, Jan 9 at 1:07 p.m. EST. Thursday’s event will be covered by NASA TV beginning at 12:45 p.m. EST with a post-launch news conference beginning at...

Carbon Dioxide Observatory Spacecraft Placed In Vacuum Chamber In Preps For Launch
2013-12-26 03:31:31

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online NASA’s Orbiting Carbon Observatory (OCO-2) was recently placed into a thermal vacuum chamber to prepare for its launch in July 2014. The OCO-2 is a craft that will orbit the Earth and take high-resolution data of carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere. It was prepped and tested at the Orbital Sciences Satellite Manufacturing Facility in Gilbert, Arizona. In late November the OCO-2 was placed into the vacuum chamber to confirm the...

ISS Spacewalk May Be Needed To Fix Faulty Cooling Pump
2013-12-16 07:04:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The crew of Expedition 38 was busy on Sunday preparing their spacesuits for a possible extra-vehicular activity (EVA) mission to fix a failing coolant system that was first discovered last Wednesday outside the International Space Station (ISS). One of two ammonia cooling systems on the US side of the orbiting complex shut down unexpectedly on Wednesday, December 11, after a problem developed with a valve inside a pump located...

Cygnus Launch Moved To Dec. 19
2013-12-15 10:03:00

NASA NASA and Orbital Sciences Corp. Saturday moved the targeted launch date of the Orbital-1 resupply mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than Thursday, Dec. 19 to enable engineers to continue their analysis of data involving a suspect Flow Control Valve in a pump module on the starboard truss of the station that malfunctioned on Wednesday. Orbital’s Antares rocket and the Cygnus commercial cargo vehicle are now scheduled to launch from Pad 0A at the Wallops Flight...

2013-12-13 16:21:29

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Vanguard Space Technologies (Vanguard) today announced that it supplied critical components to Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) for the SES-8 telecommunications satellite that was recently launched aboard a Space Exploration Technologies Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, FL. Vanguard supplied all of the composite reflector components for the SES-8 spacecraft, which was designed, manufactured and tested by Orbital. (Photo:...

2013-12-11 12:21:11

WASHINGTON, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide coverage of the upcoming Orbital Sciences' Cygnus cargo spacecraft mission to resupply the International Space Station this month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) On the heels of a successful demonstration flight to the space station in September, Orbital Sciences is scheduled to launch a Cygnus capsule on an Antares rocket at 9:42 p.m. EST Wednesday, Dec. 18, from Launch...

SES-8 Satellite Launch Scrubbed Due To SpaceX Rocket Malfunction
2013-11-26 06:00:02

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Update: Nov. 26, 2013 (6:00 a.m.) SpaceX has postponed the launch of a Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla. on Monday due to a technical issue. During the 65-minute launch window, SpaceX made three attempts to get the rocket off the ground, but on each attempt, mission controllers were met with a glitch. Monday’s launch attempt was to put an SES-owned TV satellite into geostationary transfer orbit some 22,000 miles...


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Daniel M. Tani
2012-09-17 10:41:06

On February 1st, 1961, Daniel Tani was born to Rose and Henry N. Tani of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. He and his family later moved to Lombard, Illinois where he graduated high school from Glenbard East High School. In 1979, Tani started his studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 1984 he received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his master’s, specializing in human factors and group decision making, in 1988. During his time at MIT, Tani was a Brother of...

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