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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 04:03:06 GMT

NASA Targets 'Return to Flight' of Upgraded Antares for mid-October for Station Resupply  -  Universe Today
Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft blasts off on July 13 2014 from Launch Pad 0A at NASA Wallops Flight Facility , VA, on the Orb-2 mission and loaded with over 3000 pounds of science experiments and supplies for the crew ...
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:23:34 GMT

Wallops launch now planned for Wednesday  -  wtvr.com
WALLOPS ISLAND, VA - OCTOBER 29: In this handout from National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), an aerial view of the Wallops Island launch facilities is seen October 29, 2014 following the failed launch attempt of Orbital Science Corp.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 19:32:15 GMT
Orbital ATK's Antares Return to Flight Postponed to September  -  SpacePolicyOnline.com
At the time, the company was Orbital Sciences Corporation and the two operational missions were designated Orb-1 and Orb-2. The launch of Orb-3 on October 28, 2014 ended in failure 15 seconds after liftoff. Orbital Sciences, which merged with ATK in ...
Thu, 02 Jun 2016 03:43:27 GMT

NASA's Antares rocket completed a 'Hot fire' test successfully  -  Pulse Headlines
Orbital ATK is an American company that specializes in manufacturing aerospace and defense structures, and it was born in 2015 after the merger between Orbital Sciences Corporation and Alliant Techsystems. The trial consisted of testing the newly added ...
Sun, 22 May 2016 19:37:26 GMT

Orbital ATK Outpost May Orbit Moon By 2020s  -  The Marshalltown
Although unfamiliar to many in the general public, Orbital ATK was founded in 2015 by the merger of Orbital Sciences Corporation and branches of Alliant Techsystems. The company was directed by NASA to conceptualize an orbiting space platform for lunar ...
Fri, 06 May 2016 18:43:29 GMT

Current debate on ICBM use a throwback to the 1990s  -  SpaceNews
Pegasus_Orbital02-e1462907386340 (1) In the early 1990s, Orbital Sciences Corp. fought against the commercial use of ICBM motors, seeing them as competition to their Pegasus launch vehicle (above). Orbital ATK is now seeking a policy change to allow ...
Fri, 22 Apr 2016 23:34:04 GMT

New Orbital ATK launch vehicle looking to call Kennedy Space Center home  -  SpaceFlight Insider
Orbital ATK, a merger between Orbital Sciences Corporation and ATK, would appear to be a good fit as the company has an extensive history in terms of producing spacecraft, rockets, and boosters for an array of missions from commercial satellites to the ...
Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:42:28 GMT
Fitch Affirms Orbital ATK at 'BB+'; Outlook Stable  -  Business Wire (press release)
The ratings and Stable Outlook are supported by OA's solid margins and strong cash flows, good product/program diversification, successful integration of operations following the merger of Alliant Techsystems Inc. (ATK) and Orbital Sciences Corporation ...
Wed, 23 Mar 2016 13:14:43 GMT
Can Orbital ATK's Stock Launch To The Next Level?  -  Seeking Alpha
The company was born in February 2015 as a result of the merger of Orbital Sciences Corporation and Alliance Techsystems (ATK). One of Orbital's most direct competitors is Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), but also finds itself regularly competing with ...
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 09:28:44 GMT

Indispensable: US to Buy More RD-181 Rocket Engines From Russia  -  Sputnik International
... first stages of the Antares carrier rockets produced by Orbital Sciences Corporation. Despite repeated calls by many on Capitol Hill to stop buying rocket engines from Russia, the United States currently has no domestically-made analogues to the RD ...