Cygnus cargo spacecraft launched by Antares to ISS

On 21st May, a Cygnus cargo spacecraft was launched by an Orbital ATK Antares rocket to the International Space Station (ISS) with an objective, which might be the swan song for the organization as an independent team. The launch program takes five minutes and gets completed when Antares get lifted from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport, […]

NASA will launch a box of lasers to create the coldest spot in the world

By launching an experiment to the ISS (International Space Station) on Monday, May 21st, scientists are hoping to achieve temperatures which are about a few billion times colder than vacuum present in space. It will help to analyze the atoms’ quantum behavior. CAL (Cold Atom Library) happens to be an ice-chest sized research facility. Its […]


Mike Colleta has been tracking satellites with the radio antennas that are mounted on his house for many years. This spring, he’s on a special mission: He wants to catch transmission of ‘SpaceBees,’ four satellites that got launched into space without permission. Last December, the Federal Communications Commission, the United States government agency that does […]