Join astronaut Frank Rubio and leaders from NASA on Oct. 7 at 2 p.m. ET as we celebrate the contributions of Hispanic Americans across the agency during a special program titled “Hispanics: Be Proud of Your Past, Embrace the Future.” Participants for this Hispanic Heritage Month program include: Jim Green, NASA chief scientist Bettina Inclán, […]
Aboard the International Space Station, Expedition 52 Flight Engineer Jack Fischer of NASA discussed life and work aboard the orbital outpost during an in-flight educational event June 9 with students at the Leeds Elementary School in Elkton, Maryland. Fischer, who launched to the station on a Russian Soyuz spacecraft April 20, is in the midst […]
Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Cygnus cargo craft launched aboard the company’s Antares rocket from Wallops Flight Facility on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station. Cygnus is scheduled for a September 22 arrival at the station. The mission is part of NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services program to develop viable partnerships to resupply the space […]
On Oct. 17, Orbital ATK launched its Cygnus cargo spacecraft atop an Antares rocket to the International Space Station. The spacecraft launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. This is the sixth cargo mission to the International Space Station for Orbital ATK.