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Orbital ATK Picks EaglePicher to Supply Battery System for NOAA Polar Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3o, 2017 — EaglePicher has been chosen by Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) to produce a battery system with GS Yuasa Lithium Power-manufactured lithium-ion cells for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration‘s Joint Polar Satellite System-2, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. EaglePicher said Thursday it will integrate Li-ion battery platforms used on Orbital …

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Orbital ATK Receives $50M Order for Non-US Standard Ammunition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 25, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received a $50 million order from the U.S. government to supply non-U.S. standard ammunition to the Defense Department and international allies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the award adds to at least $200 million in non-U.S. standard ammunition orders in …

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Orbital ATK’s Next Cygnus ISS Cargo Mission to Launch in March

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2017 — NASA has scheduled the launch of Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft for the next International Space Station cargo mission on March 16 after the company delivered the vehicle’s pressurized cargo module, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The module will undergo processing and assembly at the space agency’s …

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Orbital ATK Eyes New Missions for Pegasus XL Rocket After 2017 NASA Launch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) is exploring new mission opportunities for its Pegasus XL air-launched rocket after the launch of NASA‘s Ionospheric Connection Explorer satellite in June 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Spaceflight Now reported Tuesday the company has no plans of phasing out the rocket after the completion …

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Orbital ATK to Hold STEM Education Program for High School Students

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 27, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will host a three-day program on space exploration in an effort to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics to high school students, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Higher Orbits’s Go For Launch! event will will be held at Orbital ATK’s Dulles headquarters …

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Orbital ATK Showcases New Zombie Pathfinder Short-Range Ballistic Missile Target

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 23, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has demonstrated its new Zombie Pathfinder short-range ballistic missile target at the White Sands Missile Range in White Sands, New Mexico as part of NASA’s Sounding Rocket Program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The guided target is designed with a new defensive protection configuration …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Reschedule Launch of Hurricane-Monitoring Satellite System on Dec. 14

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 13, 2016 — The scheduled launch of a NASA hurricane-monitoring satellite system aboard an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Pegasus rocket has been postponed to Dec. 14 due to an issue in the Stargazer L-1011 carrier plane, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The publication previously reported Monday the space agency’s Cyclone Global Navigation Satellite …

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NASA to Launch Orbital ATK-Built Spacecraft From Florida Launch Site

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 9, 2016 — NASA is set to launch an Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft onboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida, in spring 2017, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The spacecraft will be used for the seventh cargo delivery mission to the International Space Station, Daily Press reported …

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Orbital ATK’s Cygnus Completes 6th Cargo Delivery Mission to ISS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 2, 2016 — Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has completed its sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station as part of NASA‘s OA-5 mission, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The mission marked the company’s return to flight operations at the space agency’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, as well as …

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Orbital ATK’s Unmanned Cargo Ship Begins Secondary Missions in Space

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 23, 2016 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft that has left the International Space Station will facilitate meteorological and fire experiments as part of the unmanned cargo ship’s secondary missions in space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Orbital ATK said Monday its S.S. Alan Poindexter spacecraft will launch CubeSats into orbit with a deployer system to …

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