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Orbital Sciences Prepares Antares Rocket For Afternoon Launch
2013-04-20 16:00:24

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Update 4 (April 20, 4:00 p.m.) Excessive wind levels have forced NASA and Orbital to once again delay the launch of the Antares Rocket. Today´s 5:00 p.m. EDT launch has been scrubbed and the team will try again for a Sunday afternoon launch at 5:00 p.m. Mission managers decided to pull the plug on today´s launch after high-altitude wind speeds were found to exceed range safety restrictions. NASA TV coverage will...

2013-04-15 19:30:18

The International Space Station´s Expedition 35 crew kicked off the workweek Monday supporting a variety of science experiments, preparing for an upcoming spacewalk and monitoring the departure of a Russian cargo craft. Commander Chris Hadfield of the Canadian Space Agency started his day logging his breakfast as he began the seventh day of a 10-day prescribed diet for the Energy experiment, which is aimed at precisely measuring the dietary requirements for astronauts during...

2013-04-10 12:20:15

BOULDER, Colo., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Special Aerospace Services, a leader in aerospace systems engineering solutions, announced today that it has signed a teaming agreement with Ukrainian-based hardware and aerospace technology manufacturer, Yuzhnoye SDO. The teaming agreement will provide Ukrainian rocket engine technology, systems, and services to the U.S. market. SAS and Yuzhnoye SDO have worked closely together over the last three years to develop strategic marketing and...

2013-04-10 10:19:25

NASA's commercial partner, Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., is scheduled to launch its first Antares rocket from Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility on Wednesday, April 17. NASA Television coverage of the launch will begin at 4 p.m. EDT. Liftoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. with a daily launch window that runs until 8 p.m. If needed, back-up launch opportunities are available April 18-21. The Antares test flight is the first of two...

2013-04-09 16:20:41

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's commercial partner, Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., is scheduled to launch its first Antares rocket from Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad-0A at the agency's Wallops Flight Facility on Wednesday, April 17. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA Television coverage of the launch will begin at 4 p.m. EDT. Liftoff is scheduled for 5 p.m. with a daily launch window that runs until 8...

2013-03-28 12:20:24

Motor will be used for NASA Commercial and Government Launch Vehicles ARLINGTON, Va., March 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) successfully tested its newly developed CASTOR® 30XL upper stage solid rocket motor today at the U.S. Air Force's Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) in Tennessee. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130328/CG85062) The test was the final qualification for the ATK commercial motor, which was jointly developed by ATK and Orbital...

2013-03-15 20:21:19

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Media accreditation is open for a test flight of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. Launch is targeted to occur between April 16-18 at approximately 3 p.m. EDT, the day of launch. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO ) Antares is undergoing testing that will enable the rocket to eventually carry...

2013-02-22 20:20:19

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA commercial partner Orbital Sciences of Dulles, Va., successfully conducted an engine test of its Antares rocket Friday at the nation's newest launch pad. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The company fired dual AJ26 rocket engines for the full duration 29 seconds while the rocket was bolted down on the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wallops...

2013-02-21 11:35:54

NASA has released a summary report on findings from a panel that investigated the unsuccessful 2011 launch of the agency's Glory spacecraft. The satellite, designed to improve our understanding of Earth's climate, was lost March 4, 2011, when it failed to reach orbit after launch aboard an Orbital Sciences Corp. Taurus XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A mishap investigation board led by Bradley C. Flick, director of the Research and Engineering Directorate at...

2013-02-20 16:20:40

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has released a summary report on findings from a panel that investigated the unsuccessful 2011 launch of the agency's Glory spacecraft. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) The satellite, designed to improve our understanding of Earth's climate, was lost March 4, 2011, when it failed to reach orbit after launch aboard an Orbital Sciences Corp. Taurus XL rocket from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A...


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Daniel M. Tani
2012-09-17 10:41:06

On February 1st, 1961, Daniel Tani was born to Rose and Henry N. Tani of Ridley Park, Pennsylvania. He and his family later moved to Lombard, Illinois where he graduated high school from Glenbard East High School. In 1979, Tani started his studies at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). In 1984 he received his Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and his master’s, specializing in human factors and group decision making, in 1988. During his time at MIT, Tani was a Brother of...

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