Commercial Resupply

SPACEX DRAGON HEADS TO SPACE STATION WITH NASA SCIENCE, CARGO

After launching at 2:48 a.m. EDT May 4, a SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft delivered approximately 5,500 pounds of NASA cargo and science investigations to the International Space Station. The spacecraft launched on a Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 40 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida and arrived at the orbiting laboratory […]

SNC’S DREAM CHASER PASSES ANOTHER NASA MILESTONE

Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Dream Chaser spacecraft passed NASA’s Integrated Review Milestone 5 (IR5), a key status check on SNC’s performance of a variety of ground and flight operations. IR5 demonstrates that the Dream Chaser team is on track to operate the space vehicle in advance of the first mission to the International Space Station […]

SPACE STATION CREW GETS SPECIAL DELIVERY FROM VIRGINIA

This week, astronauts are unloading more than 5,000 pounds of cargo and crew supplies from the Cygnus spacecraft to support dozens of science and research investigations. However, this shipment has special significance. This shipment arrived via an Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s pad 0A at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility. Rocket launches to the […]

ATLANTIC STORM SYSTEM DELAYS NASA RESUPPLY LAUNCH TO SPACE STATION

NASA and its partner Orbital ATK have postponed the launch of the company’s next commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station to no earlier than Sunday, October 16, as the agency prepares for Tropical Storm Nicole at its tracking site in Bermuda. A Sunday launch would occur at 8:03 p.m. EDT from NASA’s Wallops […]

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