Tag Archives: Orbital ATK

Cygnus, S.S. Gene Cernan to Resupply Station

Images credit & copyright: NASA & Orbital ATK. LAUNCH ALERT: Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 07:14 EST (12:14 UTC) an Orbital ATK Antares 230 rocket will be launching from Launch Pad 0A (LP-0A) at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS) on the … Continue reading

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John Glenn to Ride Atlas Into Orbit Once Again With OA-7

Image credit & copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) of the launch of OA-6. LAUNCH ALERT: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:11 EDT (15:11 UTC) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), utilizing an Atlas V-401 rocket designated (AV-070) will be embarking on their … Continue reading

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Orbital ATK’s Stargazer/Pegasus Duo Together Again for NASA

Image credit & copyright: NASA. Launch Alert: Monday, December 12, 2016 at 08:19 EST (13:19 UTC) Orbital ATK’s L-1011 “Stargazer” aircraft wearing its new blue Orbital ATK colors will air launch its partner, the Pegasus LX rocket which will be … Continue reading

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Orbital ATK to Return Antares to Flight

Image credit & copyright: NASA/Bill Ingalls. Launch Alert!: Sunday, October 16 at 20:03 EDT (00:03 UTC on the 17th) Orbital ATK will return their Antares rocket to flight with the launch of OA-5, International Space Station (ISS) resupply mission from … Continue reading

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Orbital ATK SLS Booster Test Tuesday!

  Illustrations & video credit & copyright: NASA. Tuesday, June 28, 2015 at 08:05 EDT (12:05 UTC) Orbital ATK will conduct the second and final horizontal static-fire test on a solid rocket booster (SRB) known as Qualification Motor-2 (QM-2) at … Continue reading

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ULA, Orbital ATK & NASA Team Up to Serve the ISS Tuesday

Image Credit & Copyright: United Launch Alliance (ULA) of OA-6 payload fairing containing the enhanced Cygnus cargo vehicle S.S. Rick Husband. LAUNCH ALERT: Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 23:05 EDT (03:05 UTC on the 19th) the United Launch Alliance (ULA), utilizing an … Continue reading

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Orbital ATK Successfully Complete QM-1 for the SLS Solid Rocket Booster

Video Credit & Copyright: NASA. The largest, most powerful rocket booster ever built successfully fired up Wednesday for a major-milestone ground test in preparation for future missions to help propel NASA’s Space Launch System (SLS) rocket and Orion spacecraft to … Continue reading

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