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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…

4 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…

5 years ago

NASA Targets ‘Return to Flight’ of Upgraded Antares for mid-October for Station Resupply

NASA is targeting mid-October for the ‘Return to Flight’ launch of the upgraded Orbital ATK Antares rocket on a cargo…

5 years ago

Re-engined’ Antares Rocket Completes Crucial Engine Test Firing

Orbital ATK announced late Tuesday that the company’s Antares medium-class commercial rocket outfitted with new first stage RD-181 engines has…

6 years ago

Reborn Antares Raised at Virginia Launch Pad for Crucial May 31 Engine Test

WALLOPS ISLAND, VA – The soon to be reborn Orbital ATK Antares commercial rocket sporting new first stage engines has…

6 years ago

Upgraded Antares Rolls Out to Virginia Launch Pad, High Stakes Engine Test Looms

An upgraded version of Orbital ATK’s commercially developed Antares rocket has at last rolled out to its launch pad on…

6 years ago

Orbital ATK Integration of Upgraded Antares Kicks Into High Gear For 2016 ‘Return to Flight’

NASA WALLOPS FLIGHT FACILITY, VA - Assembly and testing of a significantly upgraded version of Orbital ATK’s commercially developed Antares…

6 years ago