October 21, 2013 The blastoff of the Minotaur I, operated by Orbital Sciences Corp., has been pushed back after preparations were put on hold during the government hiatus. When it does blast off, it will launch 29 satellites into low Earth orbit, a new record for the most payloads ever deployed from a single rocket.
September 18, 2013 The robotic capsule Cygnus, scheduled to dock with the orbiting outpost on Sunday, is the second commercial vehicle to resupply the station.
September 17, 2013 Orbital Sciences' Cygnus is set to blast off Wednesday for the International Space Station. If successful, it will become the second private robotic craft to dock with the orbiting lab.
June 13, 2012 A 700-pound NASA science satellite roared into orbit Wednesday on a mission to map high-energy features across the universe, including black holes and supernovae. The NuSTAR mission will provide scientists with unprecedented resolution for viewing X-ray objects in space.