Antares Explodes and Other Rocket Disasters

Antares Explodes and Other Rocket Disasters

Just six seconds after defying gravity in an extraordinary show of fire and brimstone, Antares, an unmanned rocket carrying food and supplies, burst into flames and lit the night sky, reminding everyone of the other rocket disasters we have experienced before. The Antares’ explosion could be seen from the International Space Station, its planned destination. Immediately, questions of what […]

Antares Rocket Explodes After Rescheduled Launch

Antares Rocket Explodes After Rescheduled Launch

It was just reported on Twitter that the rescheduled launch of an unmanned Antares rocket has gone wrong, and that shortly after liftoff the rocket exploded in the air. The rocket was initially scheduled to launch Monday night from the NASA Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, but the launch had to be rescheduled due to […]