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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

  • Orbital ATK Cargo Spacecraft Completes ISS Berthing; Frank Culbertson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Cargo Spacecraft Completes ISS Berthing; Frank Culbertson Comments

    The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft launched by NASA Tuesday has arrived at the International Space Station to deliver 7,900 pounds of cargo that includes crew supplies and scientific experiments. S.S. Rick Husband Cygnus‘ arrival marks the company’s fourth berthing with ISS under the space agency’s Commercial Resupply Services contract, Orbital ATK said Saturday. “As we accomplish our fifth Cygnus […] More

  • Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion System Backs Orbital ATK Cygnus Launch for SS Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Propulsion System Backs Orbital ATK Cygnus Launch for SS Cargo Resupply Mission

    An Aerojet Rocketdyne-built propulsion system helped to launch a Orbital ATK-made Cygnus space vehicle onboard a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket to transport cargo to the International Space Station. The OA-6 flight's launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida Tuesday represents Orbital ATK's fifth cargo delivery mission to the ISS under the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA, Aerojet […] More

  • Orbital ATK's Cygnus Cargo Ship Leaves ISS After 72-Day Stay; Frank Culbertson Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Cargo Ship Leaves ISS After 72-Day Stay; Frank Culbertson Comments

    An Orbital ATK‘s Cygnus spacecraft has departed the NASA‘s International Space Station after a 72-day stay there for astronauts to collect cargo and supplies for science experiments on the ISS. Cygnus unloaded 7,700 pounds of cargo for the OA-4 mission under a Commercial Resupply Services contract position Orbital ATK holds with NASA, the company said Monday. The spacecraft launched […] More

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