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

  The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has given Orbital Sciences the go-ahead to launch a demonstration flight to the International Space Station next year. The first launch of the company's Cygnus cargo module aboard a Taurus II rocket is planned for late February from Wallops Island, Virginia.  Orbital said an expanded FAA license covering that launch was expected soon. “We are very pleased to have been granted the Commercial Space Transportation Launch...

2011-03-22 11:15:00

WASHINGTON, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA ushered in a new era of space exploration at its Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia on Tuesday with a ribbon cutting ceremony opening the new Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The HIF will support medium-class mission capabilities. The first customer to use the facility will be Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., with its Taurus II launch vehicle. "With this...

2011-03-10 15:16:02

NASA will unveil its new rocket integration facility at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia during a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 10 a.m. EDT on March 22. The Horizontal Integration Facility will support medium-class mission capabilities. The first customer to use the facility will be Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va., with its Taurus II launch vehicle. Orbital will conduct missions for NASA under the agency's Commercial Orbital Transportation Services project and Commercial Resupply...

2011-01-20 11:20:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA postponed the Jan. 21 unveiling of the new rocket integration facility at the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia due to expected inclement weather. A new date for the ceremony has not been determined. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The Horizontal Integration Facility will support medium class mission capabilities. The first customer to use the facility will be Orbital Sciences Corp. of Dulles, Va.,...


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