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Unmanned Cargo Craft Launched to Space Station

A private U.S. company has launched an unmanned cargo carrier to resupply the astronauts living aboard the International Space Station (ISS). Orbital Sciences Corporation launched its Cygnus cargo spacecraft on an Antares rocket at midday Sunday from Wallops Island, Virginia. The spacecraft is packed with 1,600 kilograms of food, equipment, science experiments and tools. The launch is the second of eight missions the company has contracted with the U.S. space agency, NASA. The...

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