NG-16 Cygnus Launches, Honors Challenger Veteran, Heads to Space Station

@NorthropGrumman’s Antares booster has successfully lifted #NG16 #Cygnus cargo ship to @Space_Station, laden with 8,200 lb (3,700 kg) of supplies. […]

Rocket Lab's Electron Booster Returns to Flight, Delivers Monolith Payload to Orbit

@RocketLab returned safely to flight early Thursday, launching the Monolith payload on behalf of @SpaceForceDoD. […]

Station Crew Readies for Tuesday Cygnus Departure, NG-16 Launch NET 10 August

As #NG15 Cygnus prepares for its Tuesday departure from @Space_Station, her #NG16 successor is readied for NET 10 August launch. […]

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. […]

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. […]

Next Cygnus Cargo Ship Named for Columbia Astronaut Kalpana Chawla

@NorthropGrumman has named its upcoming #NG14 Cygnus cargo mission in honor of #Columbia astronaut Kalpana Chawla. […]

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 […]

Antares to Launch NG-13 ISS Resupply Tonight from VA, Spacecraft Named After Robert Lawrence

As America honors Black History Month through February, Sunday’s scheduled sunset launch of the next Northrop Grumman Corp. Cygnus mission to the International Space Station (ISS) appropriately memorializes Robert H. Lawrence, the U.S. Air Force major who became the first African-American to be selected for astronaut candidate training and might—had the hands of fate […]