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Probe Into Tuesdays Antares Explosion Begins As Questions

Probe Into Tuesday's Antares Explosion Begins As Questions Arise About The Rocket's Engines

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As day one of the investigation of the failure and explosion of an Orbital Science Corp.’s Antares rocket during an attempted resupply mission wrapped up Wednesday evening, reports surfaced...

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2014-10-29 12:22:22

WASHINGTON, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Congressman Chaka Fattah (PA-02), the lead Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice, Science and Related Agencies, which oversees funding for NASA, released the following statement on Tuesday's failed launch of an unmanned commercial rocket that was headed for the International Space Station: "I join with the space community in expressing my disappointment at the failed launch of the Orbital Sciences...

2014-10-29 12:22:13

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- An unfortunate failure occurred during Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares launch on October 28, 2014. ATK (NYSE: ATK) is conducting a thorough evaluation of any potential implications resulting from this incident, including current operating plans, long-term strategies, and the proposed transaction to merge the company's Aerospace and Defense businesses with Orbital. ATK is an aerospace, defense, and outdoor sports and recreation...

2014-10-29 00:20:16

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following statement is from William Gerstenmaier, Associate Administrator of NASA's Human Exploration and Operations Directorate, regarding the mishap that occurred at Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during the attempted launch of Orbital Sciences Corp's Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft at 6:22 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28....

2014-10-28 20:21:05

WASHINGTON, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of the third U.S. commercial resupply mission to the International Space Station by Orbital Sciences Corp., NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia continues to enable successful launches from the Eastern Shore. Orbital's Antares rocket carrying 5,000 pounds of NASA cargo aboard the company's Cygnus spacecraft is scheduled to liftoff at 6:22 p.m. EDT this evening from Pad 0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at...

2014-10-27 08:30:21

YARDLEY, Pa., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Xyntek, Inc. and Antares Vision will be unveiling ATS 3.0 in booth W-616 at Pharma EXPO, co-located with PACK EXPO International (Nov. 2 - 5, 2014; McCormick Place, Chicago). Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141024/154346 Antares Tracking System (ATS) 3.0 is the third generation and the core of the Xyntek-Antares Turnkey Track & Trace Solution. ATS 3.0 is a fully integrated hardware and software platform aimed at...

2014-10-22 08:32:50

YARDLEY, Pa., Oct. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With a vision to ensure safety and sanctity of their animal health medications, a Global Pharmaceutical and Biotech manufacturer selects and implements the Xyntek and Antares serialization technology and turnkey solution to protect their animal health brand. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153438 Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20141021/153439 The product that was serialized and aggregated by the Xyntek...

2014-08-12 12:21:37

WASHINGTON, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After delivering almost three tons of supplies and scientific experiments to the crew of the International Space Station, Orbital Sciences Corporation's Cygnus cargo spacecraft, the SS Janice Voss, is scheduled to leave the station Friday, Aug. 15. NASA Television will provide live coverage of departure activities beginning at 6:15 a.m. EDT. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20081007/38461LOGO Ground controllers in the Mission...

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2014-07-16 08:40:55

NASA The Expedition 40 crew welcomed more than a ton and a half of science, supplies and spacewalking equipment to the International Space Station Wednesday with the arrival of Orbital Sciences’ Cygnus cargo spacecraft. With Cygnus securely in the grasp of the Canadarm2 robotic arm, the robotics officer at Mission Control in Houston remotely operated the arm to guide the cargo craft to its berthing port on the Earth-facing side of the Harmony module. Once Cygnus was in position,...

2014-07-16 00:20:24

Lone Star Value Urges All Antares Shareholders to Vote the BLUE AND WHITE Proxy Form to Support the Election of ALL FIVE Lone Star Value Independent and Experienced Candidates NEW YORK, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading independent proxy voting advisory firm Glass Lewis & Co., LLC ("Glass Lewis") has recommended that shareholders of Antares Energy Ltd (ASX: AZZ) (AZZEF) vote FOR the election of four Lone Star Value independent director candidates at the 22 July General...

2014-07-13 20:20:07

CASTOR® 30B Motor Paves Way for ATK's More Powerful CASTOR 30XL ARLINGTON, Va., July 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) provided the second stage motor for Sunday's successful launch of Orbital Sciences Corporation's (NYSE:ORB) Antares(TM) rocket on its second NASA Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) mission to the International Space Station (ISS). http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140713/126546 Liftoff occurred at 12:52 p.m. EDT from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility. The...


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