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Robyn Gatens: Orbital ATK’s Next Cargo Mission to Space Station Rescheduled for April

NASA has postponed Orbital ATK‘s next cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station to address booster problems on the launch vehicle that will be used to launch a company-built spacecraft, Space News reported Wednesday. Space News’ Jeff Foust quoted Robyn Gatens, deputy director of NASA’s ISS division, as saying the investigation on the booster engine for the Cygnus OA-7 mission will push …

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Thales Alenia Space’s ELiTeBUS 1000 Satellite Added to NASA Goddard’s Rapid III Catalog

Thales Alenia Space’s ELiTeBUS 1000 satellite system has been added by the rapid spacecraft development office to the Rapid III catalog managed by NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center. The satellite platform’s inclusion in the catalog would allow the joint venture of Thales and Leonardo-Finmeccanica to respond to future request for proposals …

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NASA OKs Sept. 8 Launch for Lockheed-Built OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft After Launch Readiness Review

NASA has given the Lockheed Martin-built Origins, Spectral Interpretation, Resource Identification, Security-Regolith Explorer spacecraft the go-ahead to launch on Sept. 8 after the space vehicle passed a launch readiness evaluation Tuesday, Space News reported. Jeff Foust writes the OSIRIS-REx spacecraft is scheduled to take off from Cape Canaveral in Florida onboard …

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