Tag Archives: 2015

Orbital to Resume ISS Cargo Flights, Declares Contract to Launch Atlas V in Late 2015

After selecting United Launch Alliance’s Atlas 5 rocket to launch a Cygnus space station resupply mission, Orbital Sciences Corp., declared on Tuesday that it will resume cargo flights to the International Space Station (ISS) in late 2015. Orbital is a private space company whose unmanned cargo rocket exploded on liftoff in late October. The company said in a statement it has ...

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CERN Whitepaper on Future IT Challenges says 96% World Unknown

CERN openlab Whitepaper on Future IT Challenges released today said 96 percent of our universe is unknown about the challenges ahead for the scientific community. More than ever, computing plays a critical role in helping uncover our universe’s mysteries. Scientific research has seen a dramatic rise in the amount and rate of production of data collected by instruments, detectors and ...

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