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Orbital, NASA Delay ISS Docking Of Cygnus Until At Least Saturday
2013-09-27 13:40:40

Things are about to get a little crowded around the International Space Station (ISS) at the end of this week, as Cygnus postpones its rendezvous with the orbiting laboratory a few days.

Cygnus Launch Marks Second Commercial Craft To Fly To The Space Station
2013-09-18 11:12:48

Orbital Sciences' Cygnus spacecraft is now on its way to becoming the second commercial spacecraft to ever dock with the International Space Station, rivaling SpaceX's Dragon capsule.

NASA TV Coverage Postponed For Orbital Sciences Demonstration Mission
2013-09-17 09:35:16

Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., will postpone by at least 24 hours the launch of its Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in eastern Virginia.

2013-09-16 10:20:29

Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., will postpone by at least 24 hours the launch of its Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station.

2013-09-12 11:29:52

NASA Television will air pre- and post-launch news conferences and provide live launch coverage of Orbital Sciences Corporation's cargo resupply demonstration mission to the International Space Station.


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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