Farewell, Cygnus: Orbital's Baby Swan Departs Space Station

Based in design upon the Multi-Purpose Logistics Module (MPLM), carried aboard the shuttle for resupply purposes, Cygnus completed its first voyage in spectacular style. Photo Credit: NASA

Three weeks after its triumphant arrival at the International Space Station (ISS), Orbital Sciences Corp. and NASA bade farewell to the first Cygnus commercial resupply vehicle […]

A Beautiful Swan Came Calling: Orbital's Cygnus Cargo Ship Arrives at Space Station

More than a year later than originally planned, and after many developmental headaches, Orbital Sciences Corp. achieved success in triumphant fashion this morning with the arrival of the first Cygnus cargo ship at the International Space Station. Photo Credit: NASA

Eleven days since its launch from Pad 0A at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport […]

Cygnus Arrival at Space Station Delayed Until Saturday

After a spectacular launch on Wednesday, 18 September, Orbital Sciences Corp. has met with delay in the rendezvous and berthing of its ORB-D Cygnus craft at the International Space Station. Photo Credit: Jason Rhian / AmericaSpace

Orbital Sciences Corp. today announced that its first Cygnus cargo ship must wait until Saturday, 28 September […]