Spectator Videos Show Antares Rocket Explosion from Land and Air
Antares Rocket Explosion Captured By Journalist | Raw Video
October 30th, 2014
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.
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Antares Rocket Explosion: Space Station Astronauts React
The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard suffers a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
October 29th, 2014
Astronauts on the International Space Station watched as a private rocket carrying supplies for the orbiting outpost exploded just after launch.
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Tariq and Miriam as Astronauts
October 30th, 2014
Space.com is looking for photos of you dressed as rockets, alien planets, black holes or anything else related to space science or exploration. Send pics to managing editor Tariq Malik and the Space.com team at spacephotos@space.com.
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NASA Spacecraft's Grave on the Moon Found (Photo)
LADEE Moon Probe's Lunar Grave
October 30th, 2014
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.
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Antares Rocket Explosion: Full Coverage and Investigation
The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard suffers a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
October 29th, 2014
What caused Orbital Sciences’ private Antares rocket to explode on Oct. 28, 2014? Here’s our complete coverage of NASA’s investigation and findings.
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Ebola Outbreak May Hold Lessons for Handling Samples from Mars
CDC Ebola Garments
October 30th, 2014
Measures taken in the current Ebola outbreak may hold some clues for how to handle Martian samples brought back to Earth from the Red Planet, which could host extraterrestrial microbes.
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Doomed Antares Rocket Powered by Refurbished Soviet Engines
The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard suffers a catastrophic anomaly moments after launch from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A, Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
October 30th, 2014
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.
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Asteroid-Mining Tech Among Casualties of Antares Rocket Explosion
Planetary Resources' Arkyd 3 CubeSat
October 29th, 2014
Planetary Resources' Arkyd 3 technology demonstator was aboard the Cygnus cargo craft destroyed by Tuesday's rocket explosion.
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