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  • NASA Launches Orbital ATK's Cygnus Spacecraft for 6th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Launches Orbital ATK's Cygnus Spacecraft for 6th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

    An Orbital ATK-built spacecraft lifted off Monday onboard the company's updated Antares 230 rocket to deliver more than 5,100 pounds of scientific instruments and crew supplies to the International Space Station. NASA said Monday the Cygnus spacecraft's launch from Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia marks Orbital ATK's sixth cargo delivery mission to the ISS under the Commercial Resupply Services contract and […] More

  • NASA Sets Oct. 13 Launch for Sixth Orbital ATK Cargo Delivery Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    NASA Sets Oct. 13 Launch for Sixth Orbital ATK Cargo Delivery Mission

    NASA has scheduled Oct. 13 as the date it aims to launch an Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft on a mission to deliver more than 5,100 pounds of crew supplies and research equipment to the International Space Station. Officials from both NASA and Orbital ATK plan to roll out Cygnus to a launch pad at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in Virginia by Oct. […] More

  • SpaceX-Built Spacecraft to Return From 9th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    SpaceX-Built Spacecraft to Return From 9th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

    A SpaceX-built Dragon spacecraft that delivered nearly 5,000 pounds of crew supplies to the International Space Station is due to return from its cargo resupply mission Friday. NASA said Tuesday ISS’ Canadarm 2 robotic arm will detach the vehicle from the orbiting laboratory’s Harmony module before Expedition 48 flight engineers Kate Rubins and Takuya Onishi will work to release the craft for its voyage back to Earth. The […] More

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