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Orbital ATK Begins Assembly of Satellite Servicing Vehicle for 2018 Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has moved forward to the assembly of a satellite servicing vehicle after receiving delivery of payload and platform components as the company aims to launch the mission in late 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday.

The Mission Extension Vehicle-1 will work to complete system-level tests in spring next year in preparation for its mission to provide life extension services for Intelsat and other in-orbit commercial satellite servicing support to customers, Orbital ATK said Monday.

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