Next Cygnus Cargo Ship Named for Challenger Hero Ellison Onizuka

@NorthropGrumman has named its next #Cygnus mission to @Space_Station after Challenger astronaut Ellison Onizuka. […]

Minotaur I Booster Launches Secretive NROL-111 Payload from Wallops

A @NorthropGrumman Minotaur I booster successfully launched the top-secret #NROL111 mission for @NatReconOfc from @NASA_Wallops early Tuesday. […]

Rocket Lab Unveils Reusable Neutron Booster, Targets NET 2024 Maiden Launch

@RocketLab has introduced Neutron, a reusable booster for mega-constellation satellites, interplanetary missions & human spaceflight. […]

Northrop Grumman Green-Lights Two More Cygnus Missions, As NG-15 Arrives at Space Station

@NorthropGrumman has green-lighted @Thales_Alenia_S to begin building pressurized cargo modules for 2 more @Space_Station #Cygnus missions. […]

ISS-Bound NG-15 Cygnus Honors 'Hidden Figure' Katherine Johnson

@Astro_Soichi & @Astro_Illini are primed to grapple @NorthropGrumman’s #Cygnus & its load of cargo for @Space_Station early Monday morning […]

Wide Range of Science Heading to Space Station on Next Cygnus Mission, NET 20 Feb

@NASA & @NorthropGrumman will launch a heavyweight #Cygnus cargo ship to @Space_Statio NET Saturday, 20 Feb. […]

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. […]

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. […]

Tenth Antares Booster Ferries NG-11 Cygnus on Late-Afternoon Flight to Space Station

Six years to the week since its inaugural launch, the liquid-fueled Antares rocket roared aloft from Pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) on Wallops Island, Va., on Wednesday, 17 April to deliver the next Cygnus cargo ship to the International Space Station (ISS). Photo: Cole Ippoliti / AmericaSpace.com

Six years to the […]

Antares to Launch NG-11 Cygnus from VA April 17, Honors Apollo 1 Hero Roger Chaffee

Antares raising vertical for launch. Photo: NASA / Bill Ingalls

Roger Chaffee never got to fly in space. Selected by NASA as a member of the space agency’s third group of astronauts—alongside future Moonwalkers Al Bean, Buzz Aldrin, Dave Scott and Gene Cernan—he was the youngest of his class and in March 1966 drew […]