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  • Orbital ATK Completes 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Completes 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

    Orbital ATK has concluded its seventh cargo delivery mission to International Space Station as part of the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. The company said Sunday its Cygnus spacecraft, dubbed S.S. John Glen, also served as a platform for in-space research before the vehicle re-entered Earth’s atmosphere. S.S. John Glenn was launched atop a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V […] More

  • Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Spacecraft Departs from ISS to Perform Secondary Payload Missions - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Spacecraft Departs from ISS to Perform Secondary Payload Missions

    An Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft has departed from the International Space Station to conduct three secondary payload missions as part of its next mission phase. The company said Sunday that the S.S. John Glenn will perform NASA‘s Spacecraft Fire Experiment-III experiment which will monitor the behavior of fires in microgravity. “The experiment will intentionally ignite and record a large-scale […] More

  • Orbital ATK's Cygnus Arrives at Space Station for 7th Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK's Cygnus Arrives at Space Station for 7th Cargo Resupply Mission

    An Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft has arrived at the International Space Station to deliver approximately 7,600 pounds of crew supplies, food, clothing, spare parts, scientific experiments and laboratory equipment. The S.S. John Glenn spacecraft reached ISS Saturday and completed berthing procedures days after its April 18 launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket to mark Orbital ATK's seventh […] More

  • Orbital ATK Launches 7th Cargo Resupply Mission to Space Station - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Launches 7th Cargo Resupply Mission to Space Station

    Orbital ATK launched a Cygnus spacecraft Tuesday as part of the company’s seventh operational cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station under NASA‘s Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft, nicknamed S.S. John Glenn, lifted off at 11:11 a.m. Eastern time from Cape Canaveral, Florida, aboard a United Launch Alliance-built Atlas V rocket on a mission […] More

  • Orbital ATK Sets April 18 Launch Date for 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Orbital ATK Sets April 18 Launch Date for 7th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

    Orbital ATK is scheduled Tuesday to begin the company’s seventh cargo resupply mission that will transport scientific research, supplies and hardware to the International Space Station for NASA. A company-built Cygnus spacecraft, nicknamed S.S. John Glenn, will launch atop United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida to deliver more than 7,600 pounds of cargo to […] More

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