orbital sciences

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded seconds after liftoff on Oct. 28. at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. (Screen shot courtesy of NASA)

Wallops Island Rocket Launch Pad Awaits Repairs

Despite a massive explosion in October, authorities say a state-owned launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility should be repaired and ready for testing late next year.

12/17/2014

(Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

New Commercial Supply Ship, Launched From Va., Reaches Space Station

NASA’s newest delivery service made its first-ever shipment to the International Space Station on Sunday, another triumph for the booming commercial space arena that has its sights set on launching astronauts.

09/30/2013

The International Space Station (ISS)  (Photo by NASA via Getty Images)

Va. Company is Only 2nd Private Corp. to Deliver Space Station Supplies

A commercial cargo ship made its successful debut Wednesday, rocketing toward the International Space Station and doubling the number of NASA’s private suppliers for the high-flying lab.

09/19/2013

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