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Happy Christmas with our time-travelling Nativity

Term ended today with a fresh take on the traditional Nativity, packed full of wonderful performances, thought-provoking themes, big laughs and terrific singing.

Drama teacher Phil stuck with the well-loved Tufnell Park finale, though, as Cygnus joined the rest of the cast on stage for a sparkling finish. 37 more words


Antares-Cygnus failure, up close and personal

And on a less happy note but a very spectacular one, Orbital Sciences has now made pad footage of the Antares catastrophic failure available.  The fireball is particularly impressive from this vantage point.


A Hallow Tale

The Pumpkin Man ran out of town and took all of the money.

There was none left and the Ugly Witch was left holding the bag. 325 more words



Experts in rocketry question the publicly made claims concerning the Antares launch “mishap” that occurred on 29-October 2014 from Wallops island Virginia, USA.


Vice President Orbital Sciences Corporation Barron Beneski (Barron Beneski), who oversees the company’s corporate communications, in an email to CNN American reported that his firm operators themselves rocket blasted Antares («Antares”) a few seconds after the start. 1,367 more words


Spaceflight is Still Hard: Antares Explosion Destroys Station Supplies

This past Tuesday, October 28, at 6:22 p.m. EDT, an Orbital Sciences Antares rocket lifted off from the shorefront pad at NASA’s Wallops Space Flight Facility in Virginia, the Cygnus vehicle inside its fairing . 627 more words


Local Students Lose Space Station Experiment In Failed Rocket Launch

SAN MARINO (CBSLA.com) — When Orbital Sciences Corp.’s Antares rocket launch failed Tuesday, two local student science experiment went down in flames as well.

Six seconds into a commercial resupply flight, the Antares 130 rocket, commissioned by NASA from Orbital Sciences Corp. 305 more words


Real Quick - Antares Rocket Failure

What happened?
On October 28th, 2014 an unmanned Antares rocket exploded a few seconds after liftoff.

Why did it happen?
It is unknown what caused the rocket to explode. 219 more words