Monthly Archives: August 2014

Cygnus Orb-2 Mission Success!

August 15, 2014: The Orbital Sciences Cygnus Orb-2 vehicle successfully launched on an Antares rocket on July 13th from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Wallops, Virginia. Once on orbit, it rendezvoused with and berthed to the International Space Station (ISS) … Continue reading

Posted in Cygnus, ISS Visiting Vehicles | Comments Off on Cygnus Orb-2 Mission Success!

Final ATV Reaches ISS

August 12, 2014: The European Space Agency’s fifth and final Automated Transfer Vehicle (ATV), known as “Georges Lemaitre”, successfully reached the International Space Station (ISS) this morning after a nominal final approach. The ATV was launched into orbit on July … Continue reading

Posted in ATV, ISS Visiting Vehicles | Comments Off on Final ATV Reaches ISS