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Firefly, Northrop Grumman to Redesign Antares

Northrop Grumman will partner with startup Firefly Aerospace, to continue sending cargo to the International Space Station.

2 years ago

Station Astronauts Unload Cygnus Science; Antares Launch Gallery

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – Astronauts aboard the International Space Station are now busily unloading nearly four tons of…

7 years ago

S.S Gene Cernan Honoring Last Moonwalker Arrives at International Space Station Carrying Tons of Research Gear and Supplies

The S.S. Gene Cernan Cygnus spacecraft named in honor of the Apollo 17 lunar landing commander and launched by Orbital…

7 years ago

Antares Rocket Blasts Off from Virginia Bound for Space Station with Cygnus Cargo Ship and Tons of Vital Science Supplies

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA – An Orbital ATK Antares rocket successfully blasted off this morning, Sunday, Nov. 12, from…

7 years ago

Northrop Grumman Acquires Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion

Aerospace giant Northrop Grumman will acquire Orbital ATK for approximately $9.2 billion, in a deal the companies announced Monday and…

7 years ago

Next Cygnus Cargo Launch to Space Station Switched to ULA Atlas V

In a complete change of plans from less than three weeks ago, NASA has asked Orbital ATK to switch rockets…

8 years ago

First Cygnus Cargo Ship from Virginia in Two Years Docks at Space Station

After a two year gap, the first Cygnus cargo freight train from Virginia bound for the International Space Station (ISS)…

8 years ago

Antares Return to Flight Set for Magnificent Monday Night Launch – Watch Live

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA - The ‘Return to Flight’ blastoff of Orbital ATK’s upgraded Antares rocket will have to…

8 years ago

Antares Raised to Launch Position for Sunday Night Launch to ISS

After a two year stand down, an upgraded commercial Antares rocket was rolled out to the NASA Wallops launch pad…

8 years ago

First Antares Liftoff in 2 Years Targeted for Dazzling Nighttime Leap from Virginia on Oct. 13

The first Antares rocket liftoff in nearly two years is now being targeted for Oct. 13 on what is sure…

8 years ago