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2012-06-27 09:34:18

NASA has modified its NASA Launch Services (NLS) II contract with Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., to add the Antares launch vehicle, formerly known as Taurus II, for future missions.

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.

2011-06-20 11:33:00

WALLOPS ISLAND, Va., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A U.S.

2011-04-25 07:00:00

MINNEAPOLIS, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ATK (NYSE: ATK) was awarded a $57 million contract to provide the CASTOR® 30XL, an upgraded second stage motor for Orbital Science Corporation's (NYSE: ORB) Taurus® II commercial launch vehicle, which will supply cargo for NASA to the International Space Station. The CASTOR 30XL is a larger and higher-performance solid rocket motor, with greater payload capability than the CASTOR® 30A, which is used on the current configuration of the...

2011-03-22 11:15:00

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).


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