Tag: International Space Station

Orbital ATK Successfully Launches Cygnus To ISS

Orbital ATK Successfully Launches Cygnus To ISS

A United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas 5 rocket carrying the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo ship successfully blasted off from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Sunday. It was the first resupply mission by Orbital ATK since its Antares rocket exploded seconds after […]

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NASA To Grow Flowering Crop In Space Next Year

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) have already harvested a crop of “Outredgeous” red romaine lettuce on the orbital laboratory. Now they are all set to witness flowers blooming in space. NASA  announced that astronaut Kjell Lindgren had activated the “Veggie” […]

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Soyuz Spacecraft Takes Three Astronauts To ISS

A Russian Soyuz spacecraft with three astronauts on board launched towards the International Space Station (ISS) on Wednesday. The Soyuz TMA-18M lifted off from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan at 10:37 AM local time (12:37 AM Eastern). The arrival of three new crew […]

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SpaceX Rocket Explodes Minutes After Take-off

An unmanned SpaceX rocket en route to the International Space Station (ISS) exploded just minutes after taking off. NASA said that nobody was onboard and no one was hurt, but described it as a “big loss.” SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket […]