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FAA Approves Orbital Sciences Demonstration Flight To ISS
2011-09-01 09:32:53

The Federal Aviation Administration has given Orbital Sciences the go-ahead to launch a demonstration flight to the International Space Station next year.

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2011-08-25 14:11:04

NASA's work to help develop the next generation of commercial space transportation systems reached another significant achievement yesterday with the arrival at Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia of the Cygnus Pressurized Cargo Module, Orbital Science Corp.'s spacecraft to carry supplies to the International Space Station.

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2011-08-19 09:45:00

The cargo module, which will carry supplies to the station, is scheduled to arrive at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

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2009-06-19 11:30:00

Orbital Sciences Corporation and Italian Thales Alenia Space have announced an agreement that will see the two firms developing a pressurized cargo module for an unmanned resupply spacecraft for the ISS program.


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