Spectator Videos Show Antares Rocket Explosion from Land and Air
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:25:31 -0400
When a private Antares rocket built by Orbital Sciences exploded during launch on Oct. 28, spectators around the launch site, and even in the air, caught the sight on video. See their amazing, and sometimes scary, views here.
Doomed Antares Rocket Powered by Refurbished Soviet Engines
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:09:47 -0400
Antares' first stage uses two AJ26 engines, which are refurbished variants of the NK-33 built by the Soviet Union for its ill-fated N-1 moon rocket during the height of the space race.
NASA Spacecraft's Grave on the Moon Found (Photo)
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:04:25 -0400
NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter photographed a new lunar crater that researchers say is the grave of the space agency's LADEE probe, which ended its mission with an intentional crash onto the moon's surface on April 18, 2014.
Antares Rocket Explosion: Space Station Astronauts React
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 03:18:43 -0400
Astronauts on the International Space Station watched as a private rocket carrying supplies for the orbiting outpost exploded just after launch.
Around A Star System | Space Wallpaper
Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:48:11 -0400
This space wallpaper shows the sky around the young multiple star system GG Tauri, which appears very close to the centre of this picture.
RIP, Drain Brain: Science Experiments Lost in Antares Rocket Explosion
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:33:21 -0400
When a private rocket exploded just after launch Tuesday (Oct. 28), science experiments developed by students, professional researchers and private companies went up in smoke.