Cygnus

Artist conception of Kepler-186f, which  orbits a red dwarf star about 500 light years from Earth in the constellation Cygnus.  (Image credit: NASA Ames/SETI Institute/JPL-Caltech)

Astronomers Spot Most Earth-Like Planet Yet

Kepler-186f is a rocky planet that orbits a red dwarf star 500 light years away and exists in the Goldilocks zone, where conditions for life may be just right.

04/17/2014

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA - SEPTEMBER 18: In this handout from NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, launches from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility September 18, 2013 in Wallops Island, Virginia.  Cygnus is on its way to rendezvous with the space station. The spacecraft will deliver about 1,300 pounds (589 kilograms) of cargo, including food and clothing, to the Expedition 37 crew.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Supply Ship Departs Space Station After 5 Weeks

The International Space Station has one less capsule and a lot less trash. A commercial cargo ship ended its five-week visit Tuesday morning.

CBS Tampa–02/18/2014

An Orbital Sciences rocket sits on the launch pad at Kennedy Space Center. (Getty Images)

Misbehaving Sun Delays Space Station Supply Flight

Powerful solar flares force NASA to reschedule launch for third time.

01/09/2014

The international space station (Photo by Paolo Nespoli - ESA/NASA via Getty Images)

New Commercial Supply Ship Reaches Space

NASA’s newest delivery service has finally made it to the International Space Station.

CBS Tampa–09/29/2013

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA - SEPTEMBER 18: In this handout from NASA, the Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, launches from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at the NASA Wallops Flight Facility September 18, 2013 in Wallops Island, Virginia.  Cygnus is on its way to rendezvous with the space station. The spacecraft will deliver about 1,300 pounds (589 kilograms) of cargo, including food and clothing, to the Expedition 37 crew.  (Photo by Bill Ingalls/NASA via Getty Images)

Computer Mishap Delays Space Station Supply Ship

A computer problem has put off the arrival of a private company’s new cargo ship at the International Space Station.

CBS Tampa–09/22/2013

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