Atlas V Launches Secret X-37B Spaceplane And Novel Solar Sail Experiment

With help from NASA, a small research satellite to test technology for in-space solar propulsion launched into space Wednesday aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Florida, as part...
Antares blasts off with Cygnus Orb-1. Photo Credit: Mike Killian / AmericaSpace

Antares Blasts Off With Cygnus On First Contracted ISS Resupply Mission

Marking the beginning of regular supply runs to the International Space Station, Orbital Sciences Corporation sucessfully launched its Cygnus cargo craft aboard Antares rocket January 9 from the Mid-Atlantic...