Cygnus

Meet Cygnus, the Cat with the World’s Longest, Most Luscious Tail

Lauren and Will Powers, of Ferndale, Michigan, don’t need to dust their home like the rest of us. Their cat, Cygnus, does it for them just by walking …

Weird

The Guinness World Record Holders of 2018 Are All Kinds of Crazy

Every year, The Guinness Book of World Records is released, and it's basically a yearbook of all the kooky, crazy, and absolutely zany record holders …

World Records

Star of the week: Albireo

Albireo is known best for the striking color contrast between its two stars – the brighter gold star and the dimmer blue star.<p>Albireo – also called …

Astronomy

LA to Hong Kong in 4 hours? Yes, Please

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Hong Kong

Cygnus heads to Austin for DEFUNKT's two-year anniversary

The fast-rising New York artist shares a follow-up to her debut EP from May.<p>Jim Poe sat down with the five key figures pushing the city's thriving …

Electronic Music

Cygnus Loop Nebula

GALEX Image<p>Cygnus Loop Nebula<p>Wispy tendrils of hot dust and gas glow brightly in this ultraviolet image of the Cygnus Loop nebula, taken by NASA's …

Astronomy

Orbital ATK Antares Rocket to Resume Cygnus Launches Later This Summer

WASHINGTON — Orbital ATK plans to resume using its Antares rocket for launches of the Cygnus cargo spacecraft later this summer, as the company …

Exploration

Cygnus cargo spacecraft reentered Sunday, completing two-month mission

A Cygnus cargo spacecraft reentered Sunday, completing a two-month mission.The Cygnus reentered over the South Pacific shortly after 1 p.m. Eastern, …

Exploration

Some Experts Think That First Contact With Aliens Will Not End Well

Any extraterrestrial beings, aliens, who possess the capability of traveling to Earth will likely far surpass us in intelligence and be quite …

Aliens

NASA Lit Another Spacecraft Fire Because Only Research Can Prevent Space Fires

Despite its infinite wonders, the final frontier is not the most hospitable environment for human explorers. On their journeys into outer space, …

NASA

What is Nasa's Saffire? Scorching space fire experiment tests how flames spread in microgravity

The fire experiments were conducted within Earth-orbiting spacecraft carrying ISS trash.<p>Nasa has been setting fires in space. Why? It's an experiment …

NASA

Astronomers spot luminous object near supermassive black hole in Cygnus A Galaxy

According to hypothesis formulated by researchers, the bright object could be an outburst from another supermassive black hole or a supernova …

Universe

VLA reveals new object near supermassive black hole in famous galaxy

Pointing the Very Large Array (VLA) at a famous galaxy for the first time in two decades, a team of astronomers got a big surprise, finding that a …

Universe

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 …

Astronomy

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 …

Exploration

Approach above Sunset

There it is!

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> on April 17, …

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

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 …

NASA

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 …

Exploration

Tuesday's Atlas V Rocket Launch Video Had a Cool Sci-Fi Glitch

The launch on Tuesday morning of an Atlas V rocket, carrying a cargo vessel for the International Space Station, was thankfully routine, except for …

Exploration

Cygnus Spacecraft To Launch Atop Atlas V Rocket - OA-7 Mission | Video

The International Space Station re-supply mission launch is scheduled to occur on April 18, 2017. United Launch Alliance delivers the mission …

Exploration

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

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

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 …

Exploration

NASA Will Webcast 360-Degree View of Cargo Ship Launch Tuesday: Watch It Live

You can watch the first-ever 360-degree livestream of a rocket launch on Tuesday (April 18).<p>Orbital ATK's robotic Cygnus cargo spacecraft is …

Cargo Ships

OA-7 Cygnus set to bring science and supplies to ISS

Cygnus OA-7 / S.S. John Glenn. Photo Credit: Michael Howard / SpaceFlight Insider<p>CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Orbital ATK’s OA-7 <i>Cygnus spacecraft</i>, named …

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 …

Exploration

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 …

Exploration

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