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  • Orbital ATK's Cygnus Concludes 5th ISS Cargo Delivery Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK's Cygnus Concludes 5th ISS Cargo Delivery Mission

    Orbital ATK“˜s Cygnus spacecraft re-entered Earth's atmosphere Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time after it performed three in-orbit scientific missions and delivered approximately 7,900 pounds of scientific experiments and crew supplies to the International Space Station. The atmospheric re-entry of the space vehicle, also known as S.S. Rick Husband, loaded with 4,087 pounds of items for disposal marks the company's […] More

  • Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Leaves ISS to Begin In-Orbit Research Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Leaves ISS to Begin In-Orbit Research Mission

    Orbital ATK‘s cargo ship Cygnus is set to proceed with three in-orbit scientific missions after the spacecraft completed its mission to deliver around 7,900 pounds of supplies and experiments to the International Space Station. Cygnus, nicknamed S.S. Rick Husband, departed from the orbiting laboratory Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time after an 81-day stay there, Orbital ATK said Tuesday. The OA-6 mission represents the company’s fifth mission under […] More

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