Tag Archives: Wallops Flight Facility

Northrop Launches Cygnus Spacecraft for 10th ISS Cargo Mission

Northrop Grumman on Saturday launched the Cygnus cargo spacecraft on a mission to deliver 7,400 pounds of NASA‘s scientific equipment and crew supplies to the  International Space Station. The company said Saturday its vehicle, nicknamed S.S. John Young, lifted off at 4:01 a.m. Eastern time from the Wallops Flight Facility’s Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport Pad 0A  in …

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NASA Taps Alutiiq to Provide Security Services Under $76M Contract

Alaska-based Alutiiq‘s Advance Security Solutions business has received a potential $75.9 million contract to provide physical security services for multiple NASA sites. The company will work to secure Goddard Space Flight Center, Goddard Institute for Space Studies, Wallops Flight Facility and the Independent Verification and Validation Facility, the space agency said Wednesday. The contract has a base of $18.1 million, …

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Orbital ATK-Built Cygnus Spacecraft Completes 8th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission

An Orbital ATK-built Cygnus spacecraft re-entered Earth’s atmosphere Monday at 7:54 a.m. Eastern time after it delivered approximately 7,400 pounds of cargo to the International Space Station and completed secondary space missions. The re-entry of the spacecraft, also known as S. S. Gene Cernan, marked the conclusion of Orbital ATK’s eighth ISS cargo …

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