International Space Station

(credit: CBS)

Cause Sought For Space-Supply Rocket Explosion

The owners of a commercial supply ship that exploded moments after liftoff promised to find the cause of the failed delivery mission to the International Space Station.

10/29/2014

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA - OCTOBER 28:  In this handout provided by National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA),The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus spacecraft onboard, is seen on launch Pad-0A, Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. (Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images)

Supply Rocket Headed To Space Station Explodes

An unmanned commercial supply rocket bound for the International Space Station exploded moments after liftoff Tuesday evening, with debris falling in flames over the launch site in Virginia. No injuries were reported following the first catastrophic launch in NASA’s commercial spaceflight effort.

10/28/2014

(credit: Tim Jimenez/KYW)

NASA Astronauts Appear Live On Temple TV To Speak With Students From International Space Station

It was an experience for a group of Temple University students that can be described as “out of this world.” A Question and Answer session with three astronauts on the International Space Station, broadcast live on TV.

02/27/2014

(Pennsauken High seniors Michelle Wan, left, and Lacy Smith.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

South Jersey High School Students Get Results of Their Outer Space Experiment

Pensauken seniors Lacy Smith and Michelle Wan wanted to to compare how quickly chicken bones would decay in uric acid in microgravity, compared to on Earth.

12/15/2012

(Pennsauken High seniors Michelle Wan, left, and Lacy Smith.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Two Pennsauken H.S. Students Will Send Experiment To Outer Space

Michelle Wan and Lacy Smith have prepared a science experiment to be carried out this fall aboard the International Space Station.

08/15/2012

(Franklin Institute chief astronomer Derrick Pitts.  Photo by John McDevitt)

Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute Sends Memento Aboard Final Space Shuttle Flight

You’ll be able to see the space shuttle over Philadelphia between four and seven times each day, according to Franklin Institute’s chief astronomer, Derrick Pitts.

07/08/2011

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