Year in Review 2020: Success and Failure (Part 1)

After a tragic year for us all, 2020’s rocket-launch cadence has achieved both success & failure, as outlined in Part 1 of @AmericaSpace Year in Review article. […]

Antares Breaks Launch Week Curse, as SpaceX Suffers Last-Second Scrub

After a week snakebitten by weather & technical troubles, @NorthropGrumman picked up the baton by launching #Antares Friday night, as @SpaceX #Falcon9 scrubbed at T-2 sec. […]

Scrub Week Continues, Antares Launch Now NET Friday Night

@NorthropGrumman’s #Antares must wait until 9:16 p.m. EDT Friday for launch, after GLS issue in final minutes of #NG14 countdown. […]

All Eyes on Antares, as ULA, SpaceX Missions Scrub in Final Seconds

@ULALaunch & @SpaceX scrub #MajesticDelta & #Falcon9 launches in final seconds. Can @NorthropGrumman and #Antares end the Launch Scrub Plague tonight? […]

NROL-44 Aims for Midnight Tonight, As Busy East Coast Manifest Realigns

As @ULALaunch #MajesticDelta scrubs due to weather, outlook begins to improve for Tues/Wed, as missions stack up. […]

Starlink Scrubs, Weather Looks Iffy for Tuesday NROL-44, GPS Missions

@ULALaunch, @SpaceX & @NorthropGrumman are ready for 3 critical missions over 3 days with their #MajesticDelta, #Falcon9 & #Antares boosters. […]

NG-14 Cygnus Readies for Tuesday Night Launch From Wallops

@NorthropGrumman will launch its #NG14 Cygnus spacecraft, named in honor of @NASA_Astronauts #KalpanaChawla, on 29 Sept. […]

Second-Heaviest Cygnus, Antares Booster Processing Ramps Up for NG-14 Mission

@NorthropGrumman will launch its 2nd heaviest #Cygnus on 29 Sept, as #Antares & #NG14 continue processing ahead of their mission to @Space_Station. […]

Next Cygnus Supply Mission Targets 29 Sept Launch to Space Station

@NorthropGrumman targets 29 Sept for its next #Cygnus launch. It will be the 7th anniversary of the 1st Cygnus arrival to @Space_Station. […]

NG-13 Cygnus Begins ISS Chase with 8,000 Pounds of Cargo for Space Station

Northrop Grumman’s Antares rocket lofting the Cygnus cargo ship on the NG-13 mission to resupply the ISS for NASA. Photo: NASA

The roar of rocket engines shook Wallops Island, Va., earlier today (Saturday, 15 February), as the first of two Northrop Grumman Corp. Cygnus missions planned for 2020 began its journey to the International […]