Cygnus Cargo Craft closes out successful Mission with heavily-studied Re-Entry

Orbital ATK’s Cygnus OA-6 spacecraft met its fiery end on Wednesday when re-entering over the Pacific Ocean to conclude a 91-day resupply mission to the International Space Station including a week-long free flight after undocking dedicated to the first large-scale combustion experiment conducted in space.

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ULA’s Atlas V to send Cygnus Cargo Ship to Orbit for ISS Resupply Mission & Spacecraft Fire Study

United Launch Alliance and Orbital ATK are ready to repeat their partnership in resupplying the International Space Station Tuesday night when an Atlas V rocket is scheduled to lift off from Florida’s Space Coast to send the Cygnus OA-6 cargo ship into orbit for a three-day flight to ISS ahead of a two-month stay.

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NASA Awards Space Station Cargo Contracts in three-way Split

NASA announced this week the winners for the second round of Commercial Resupply Services contracts for cargo missions to the International Space Station beginning in 2019 and lasting through the currently projected end of ISS operations in the mid-2020s.

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NASA Report on Antares Launch Failure places Blame on AJ26 Engines

An independent team of NASA investigators blames last year’s failure of Orbital ATK’s Antares on the rocket’s main engines, as stated in the Orb-3 Accident Investigation Report released by the agency on Thursday, marking the one-year anniversary of Antares’ spectacular launch failure.

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