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Antares Rocket Rollout

Orbital ATK Successfully Launches new Antares Rocket

Antares, from American aerospace manufacturer Orbital ATK, was successfully launched from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Wallops Flight Facility based in Virginia on Monday. This is the first flight for the Antares rocket since October 2014 when its predecessor exploded just seconds after liftoff.

Tim Peake

UK Royal Mail Honours Astronaut returning Home After 186 Days in Space

The British Royal Mail has issued a limited edition postmark that reads "Welcome Home Tim Peake," in honor of British astronaut Timothy Peak, who was on the European Space Agency's (ESA) Principia Space Mission to the International Space Station (ISS) that took off in December last year from Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan and landed back on Earth on June 18, 2016.

The BEAM expansion took several hours today as astronaut Jeff Williams sent two dozen pulses of air into the expandable module.

NASA Finally Successfully Inflates Expandable Space Habitat at Space Station

On its second attempt, NASA finally completes inflating its expandable space habitat aboard the International Space Station.

The Bigelow Expandable Activity Module (BEAM) was installed on the International Space Station April 16, 2016.

Expandable Space Habitat Fails to Inflate at Space Station

NASA announced how its new expandable space habitat that is connected to the International Space Station failed to inflate.

Gerst and Expedition 40

Dr. Alexander Gerst to Become First German Commander of the ISS

He first worked as Flight Engineer 5 on Expedition 40/41 from May to November 2014.

The 100,000th orbit men

ISS Completes its 100,000th Earth Orbit; There Won’t be a 200,000th

A return to the Moon is NASA's next target.

Heavy lifters

Why did SpaceX Beat Boeing in the Space Race? Perhaps it’s also the Pay

SpaceX has just won the New Space Race.

Dragon recovery team on site after nominal splashdown in Pacific.

SpaceX Dragon Capsule Successfully Returns From Space Station

On Wednesday, SpaceX's Dragon capsule returned from the International Space Station after one month, filled with a treasure trove of scientific experiments.

Holder of a historic first for women

Menstruation in Space: Is It a Problem for Female Astronauts?

The menstruation question was a problem that vexed NASA doctors.

Inflatable space station

Second Space Station to Orbit will be Inflatable

The new space station is the Bigelow Next-Generation Commercial Space Station

British Astronaut Tim Peake completed the race in three hours and 35 minutes.

British Astronaut Tim Peake Completes 2016 London Marathon from Space Station

British astronaut Tim Peake became the first man who completed 26.2 miles in 2016 London Marathon from a treadmill on board the International Space Station (ISS).

Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft filled with supplies for the space station finally launches Sunday afternoon.

Cygnus Launch Success: Much Awaited Supplies Finally Flies to Space Station

After three initial delays in launches last week, Orbtial ATK's cargo resupply vehicle finally launches with much needed food and supplies for the space station crew.

 United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft launch is delayed once more Saturday.

3rd Attempt to Launch Food and Supplies to Space Station Delayed Again

United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket and Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo resupply vehicle launch was scrubbed once again Saturday due to dangerous winds.

NASA orders SpaceX to transport American astronauts to the ISS beginning 2017.

NASA Selects SpaceX to Deliver American Astronauts to Space Station

NASA officially announced that SpaceX will transport its astronauts to the International Space Station beginning in 2017.

Short circuits aboard the ISS caused power systems to trip. NASA Astronaut Scott Kelly captured this photo of an aurora from the International Space Station on June 23, 2015.

Space Station Suffers Power Short Circuits, Will Not Be Repaired Until Early 2016

NASA revealed that a short circuit aboard the International Space Station damaged part of its power systems, where a spacewalk will be needed.

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