Cygnus

Surprise! Galaxy's Monster Black Hole Likely Has Huge Neighbor on a Crash Course

Two monster black holes are apparently on a collision course near the heart of a nearby galaxy, a new study reports.<p>Astronomers have spotted an …

Universe

Unlikely prodigy continues to wow members of ballet world

When 12-year-old Dayanara Villanueva received the email from Joffrey Ballet School's Summer Intensive program in New York City that said …

Ballet

Stunning Image of Orbital ATK's Cygnus Caught in a Blue Haze

It was a sight to see as the Cygnus supply ship approached the International Space Station above a hazy blue Earth, glimmering in the last rays of …

NASA

2017 May 2 - Approach above Sunset

<b>Approach above Sunset</b> <b><br>Image Credit:</b> ESA, NASA<p><b>Explanation:</b> There it is! The Cygnus supply ship was a welcome sight to the astronauts on the …

Astronomy

Orbital ATK’s DeMauro: SLS could launch clustered groups of Cygnus spacecraft

Orbital ATK’s DeMauro: SLS could launch clustered groups of Cygnus spacecraft<p>Orbital ATK’s Frank DeMauro spoke with <i>SpaceFlight Insider</i> April 17, …

NASA

A spacecraft in the sunset, a gold telescope in bloom, and other amazing images of the week

Newsworthy eye candy<p>Celebrate springtime with Webb's gold mirror<p>We'll never get tired of the James Webb Space Telescope. NASA won't either. In this picture released on Tuesday, the gold mirror of the telescope is seen “in full bloom”. The mirror of the Webb telescope will capture infrared light …

NASA

This view finally makes me want to risk my life to fly to space

I know that this is a weird thing for a space reporter to admit publicly, but here's the truth: I've never had any desire to travel to space.<p>Let's just say that I've seen one too many rockets explode to make me comfortable with flying up to space.<p>But I have to say, photos like this one, of an …

NASA

Astronaut snaps unreal sunset spacecraft photo

A cargo ship on approach to the space station stars in a gorgeous sunset image that looks like a sci-fi movie still.<p>The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on a routine resupply mission on Saturday, but a spectacular image of its approach is anything but …

NASA

Cygnus Spacecraft Approaches Space Station in the Sunset

On Saturday April 22, 2017, Expedition 51 Flight Engineer Thomas Pesquet of the European Space Agency photographed Orbital ATK's Cygnus spacecraft as …

Space

Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Successfully Berthed to ISS, Delivering Satellites from Multiple Countries and Organizations

Press Release From: Nanoracks<br>Posted: Saturday, April 22, 2017<p>Orbital ATK’s Cygnus (OA-7) spacecraft successfully berthed to the International Space …

Space

Space junk in orbit is bad enough, but on Mars?

A new paper said that debris jettisoned by spacecraft as they land on Mars, such as parachutes and heat shields, could complicate future sample …

Space

Flash - Orbital to launch cargo to space station Tuesday - France 24

MIAMI (AFP) -<p>A rocket packed with food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station is scheduled to blast off Tuesday from a NASA launch pad.<p>The unmanned Cygnus cargo ship, nestled atop an Atlas V rocket, is poised for take off during a 30-minute launch window beginning …

NASA

Best MapleStory Methods to Increase Damage Guide

This guide highlights 5 easy ways to increase your damage in Maplestory using little to no mesos! The methods shown below are used to power level new …

RPGs

Watch an Atlas V rocket send a cargo capsule honoring John Glenn to the space station this morning

Take off is scheduled for 11:11AM ET<p>It’s about that time again: the astronauts on the International Space Station are all set to get a new shipment of cargo from Earth. This time, it’s private spaceflight company Orbital ATK that’s in charge of the resupply run. The company’s Cygnus cargo capsule — …

NASA

Orbital to launch cargo to space station Tuesday

A rocket packed with food and supplies for the astronauts living at the International Space Station is scheduled to blast off Tuesday from a NASA …

NASA

NASA honors John Glenn with special tribute to national hero

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – John Glenn flies again!<p>About 7,600 pounds of cargo are now zooming to the International Space Station inside Orbital ATK's Cygnus cargo ship, which has been dubbed the SS John Glenn as a tribute to the late astronaut and senator. Orbital ATK’s Frank Culbertson, himself a …

NASA

Liftoff sends Cygnus cargo ship to space station, but 360-degree video falls short

Today’s launch of a robotic Cygnus cargo craft to the International Space Station was totally successful. But the first-ever live 360-degree video …

NASA

Space station cargo mission includes toying with fire in orbit

Scientists and spaceflight engineers want to study how flames behave in low gravity<p>A spacecraft set to launch Tuesday morning is to bring thousands …

NASA

Orbital’s 7th resupply mission to the ISS scheduled for next week

Nasa commercial cargo provider Orbital is targetting the launch of its seventh commercial resupply services mission to the International Space …

NASA

Orbital ATK Cygnus Mission Delayed to Mid-April

WASHINGTON — A Cygnus cargo mission to the International Space Station delayed because of booster problems will not fly until at least the middle of …

NASA

Orbital ATK, ULA Target March 24 for NASA Cargo Launch

Next week's launch of an Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft packed with NASA cargo has been delayed by a few more days to Friday (March 24) to allow more …

NASA

Next Cygnus Cargo Ship Christened the SS John Glenn to Honor First American in Orbit

The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft named for Sen. John Glenn, one of NASA’s original seven astronauts, stands inside the Payload Hazardous Servicing …

NASA

Rocket Issue Delays Orbital ATK's Next Cargo Launch for NASA

The launch of an Orbital ATK cargo ship scheduled to deliver nearly 4 tons of NASA to the International Space Station this month has been delayed by …

NASA

Private Cygnus Spacecraft to Launch NASA Cargo to Space Station Soon

The private spaceflight company Orbital ATK is targeting March 19 for its seventh cargo flight, dubbed OA-7, to the International Space …

NASA

The Tulip and Cygnus X-1

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Astronomy

Orbital ATK's Next Cygnus Cargo Launch for NASA Set for March 16

<b>Editor's note:</b> The launch of OA-7 has been delayed to Sunday, March 19. [<b>Preview story:</b> Private Cygnus Spacecraft to Launch NASA Cargo to Space …

NASA

Scientists Predict Star Collision Visible To The Naked Eye In 2022

Scientists predict that a pair of stars in the constellation Cygnus will collide in 2022, give or take a year, creating an explosion in the night sky so bright that it will be visible to the naked eye.<p>If it happens, it would be the first time such an event was predicted by scientists.<p>Calvin College …

Astronomy

Spectacular collision of suns will create new star in night sky in 2022

At the beginning of the 3rd century civil war raged in Britain as the Roman emperor Septimius Severus sought to quell unrest in the north.<p>But unknown to the fighting cohorts and Caledonian tribes, high above their heads two stars were coming together in a huge cataclysmic explosion.<p>Now 1800 years …

Astronomy

Carroll County winery closes its doors for the final time

For two decades, Ray G. Brasfield made award-winning wine in a former slaughterhouse in Carroll County, coaxing flavors from grapes into white, red …

Wine

Christmas Stargazing: What to Look for in the Yuletide Sky

Christmas week is here, and the night sky obliges by presenting a beautiful display of celestial sights, perfectly timed to coincide with the holiday.<p>…