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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Spacecraft Reaches ISS for 9th Cargo Resupply Mission

An Orbital ATK spacecraft has completed berthing maneuvers with the International Space Station as part of the company’s ninth resupply mission with NASA. The company said Thursday the Cygnus spacecraft dubbed “S.S. J.R. Thompson” carried 7,400 pounds of cargo consisting of supplies and experiments to ISS. The spacecraft launched Monday from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia aboard an Antares …

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Spacecraft Conducts 9th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

An Orbital ATK spacecraft took off Monday aboard the company’s Antares rocket to deliver approximately 7,400 pounds of experiments and crew supplies to the International Space Station. The launch of the Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft designated S.S. J.R. Thompson from NASA‘s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia serves as the company’s ninth cargo delivery mission to …

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Orbital ATK, IMI Systems Partner on Bomb Tech Offering for US Defense Sector

Orbital ATK has signed a teaming agreement with IMI Systems to produce and offer a bomb technology to the U.S. defense market. The partnership seeks to manufacture a variant of IMI’s Multi-Purpose Rigid Bomb weapon designed with precision, collateral damage reduction and penetration capacities, Orbital ATK said Wednesday. Pat Nolan, vice president and general manager …

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Mike Kahn: Orbital ATK supports readiness through expansion of missile production facilities

Orbital ATK has hired 1,000 additional employees and expanded several weapons facilities to increase production capacity as it expects a rise in the demand for munitions and missiles from the Defense Department in the next few years, Defense News reported Wednesday. “We have invested a decent number of millions, tens of …

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