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  • 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

  • NASA to Launch Orbital ATK Spacecraft for 5th Resupply Mission to ISS - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA to Launch Orbital ATK Spacecraft for 5th Resupply Mission to ISS

    Orbital ATK and NASA are set to launch a company-built Cygnus spacecraft on Tuesday to transport approximately 7,900 pounds of science experiments and crew supplies to the International Space Station. The cargo spaceship, nicknamed S.S. Rick Husband, is scheduled to take off Tuesday at 11 p.m. Eastern Time aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral in Florida, NASA said […] More

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