A private cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station with food galore Friday, following a 1 1/2-day journey from Virginia.
Watch a video from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility as a Cygnus cargo spacecraft was launched to the International Space Station.
NASA has announced the first-ever all-female spacewalk will take place on March 29, right at the end of Women’s History Month.
No one was aboard the Dragon capsule launched Saturday on its first test flight, only an instrumented dummy. But the three ISS astronauts had front-row seats as the sleek, American-made spacecraft docked with the station.
“The legacy of Apollo 8 is that space makes us attempt daring things as a result of earthly human events,” WTOP’s Greg Redfern writes, 50 years since the mission brought the world together on Christmas Eve. “Let us hope and collectively strive for once again being so daring.”
Northrop Grumman launched its Antares rocket from Wallops Island before dawn, delighting chilly early-bird observers along the Atlantic coast. The Russian Space Agency launched its own supplies to the International Space Station on Friday, just 15 hours earlier
An unmanned cargo rocket is scheduled to blast off this week from Virginia’s coast to the International Space Station. The craft will carry 7,500 pounds of groceries, hardware and research.
Flight controllers at mission control centers in Houston and Moscow began seeing signs of the leak Wednesday night when the six-member crew aboard the orbital outpost were asleep.
Fresh fruit , ice cream and thousands of pounds of supplies were sent on a two-day journey to the International Space Station from Virginia. See photos of the cargo’s arrival.
NASA astronaut Tim Kopra talked to WTOP about adjusting to life on the International Space Station and the research conducted there that could help advance health and safety here on Earth.
Astronaut Scott Kelly, who spent 340 days aboard the International Space Station, said that being in space appears to have “permanent” effects that aren’t fully understood.
For Orbital ATK and SpaceX, it is the second win regarding NASA’s cargo delivery contract.
(NEW YORK) — A Russian capsule bringing three new crew members docked at the International Space Station on early Thursday morning. NASA astronaut Khell Lindgren, Russian Federal Space Agency cosmonaut Oleg Kononenko and Japan Aerospace…
WASHINGTON — A SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket that lifted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida, on Sunday was supposed to deliver 4,000 pounds of supplies and payload to the International Space Station. It never made it,…
A group of local college students watched the Antares rocket launch near Wallops Island Tuesday evening. They were hoping to send an experiment to the International Space Station.
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