TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2016 â Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) is exploring new mission opportunities for itsÂ Pegasus XL air-launched rocket after the launch of NASA‘sÂ Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite inÂ June 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday.
Spaceflight Now reported TuesdayÂ the company has no plans of phasing out the rocket after the completion of the NASA payload flight.
The report added the three candidate payloads forÂ an upcoming NASA satellite launch in 2020 are designed to fit Pegasus.
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