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cygnus launch
2014-01-10 02:50:39

Orbital Sciences Corporation launched its Cygnus cargo spacecraft from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia at 1:07 p.m. EST on Thursday for the craft’s first-ever resupply mission to the International Space Station.

2014-01-09 16:21:07

First Antares(TM) Flight to Use Upgraded CASTOR® 30B Upper Stage Motor ARLINGTON, Va., Jan.

2014-01-09 16:20:39

WASHINGTON, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Another NASA commercial space partner officially has begun contracted cargo flights to the International Space Station.

Rocket Launches Affected By Space Radiation
2014-01-09 10:06:19

Orbital Sciences Corp. elected to scrub that day's launch attempt of an Antares rocket from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility, Wallops Island, Va., due to unusually high levels of space radiation – an example of the ways in which space weather can affect human technology.

2014-01-08 20:20:20

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Orbital Sciences has confirmed it will proceed with a launch attempt from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Wallops Island, Va.

ISS gets four more years of funding
2014-01-08 15:02:46

NASA announced at a press conference that the White House has approved funding to extend the life of the International Space Station (ISS).

2014-01-06 12:21:08

WASHINGTON, Jan. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Wednesday Jan.

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

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.

2014-01-02 12:20:05

WASHINGTON, Jan. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will provide live coverage of the Jan.


Latest Orbital Sciences Corporation 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...

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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