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NASA’s Lunar Payload Delivery Support Contract Paves Way for Industry Partnerships

Some industry executives have said that NASA’s Commercial Lunar Payload Services program has provided companies an opportunity to advance their technology platforms and form partnerships with additional firms, SpaceNews reported Thursday. “Going back to the moon with commercial technology opens the floodgates,” said Grant Anderson, president, CEO and co-founder of …

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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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NanoRacks to Offer Small Satellite Deployment Services Through GSA Schedule

NanoRacks has secured a position on a General Services Administration contract vehicle to offer miniaturized satellite deployment services to federal agencies. The company said Monday it aims to help government customers deploy CubeSat and MicroSat payloads to perform microgravity research in space and on board the International Space Station through its launch …

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