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ATK Propulsion Hardware Used to Launch Orbital Sciences Spacecraft

ATK provided its propulsion technology to support the Thursday launch of the Orbital Science-built Antares rocket, which is flying its first commercial resupply services mission to the International Space Station. This flight represents the Antares’ third within the past nine month and is the first to use ATK’s upgraded CASTOR 30B …

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Orbital Sciences Completes Transport Demo Flight to Intl Space Station; Frank Culbertson Comments

Orbital Sciences Corp. has completed its Commercial Orbital Transportation Service demonstration mission to the International Space Station. The project culminated with the reentry of the space technology company’s Cygnus cargo shuttle into the Earth’s atmosphere at 2:15 p.m. Eastern time Wednesday, Orbital said. “With the COTS development phase now successfully completed, …

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