TYSONS CORNER, VA August 14, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has purchased a second Atlas V rocket to support an upcoming resupply mission to the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.
Space News said Tuesday the company will use the ULA rocket for NASA’s cargo onboard Cygnus spacecraft that is set for a 2016 launch, and that plans are underway to order a third ULA rocket while it continues to reboot its own Antares rocket.
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