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Orbital ATK, NASA Test Component of Robotic Space Assembly & Servicing Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has collaborated with NASA to check the capability of a robotic platform that will work to support the assembly of space structures in the future as part of a ground demonstration at the Langley Research Center, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The space …

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Orbital ATK to Modify Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles Under $157M Navy Contract

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has received a potential $156.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modify tactical missiles designed to engage enemy air defenses and mobile targets. The Defense Department said Thursday Orbital ATK will convert AGM-88B high-speed, anti-radiation missiles into 230 AGM-88E Advanced Anti-Radiation Guided Missiles all-up-rounds and six captive air …

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Orbital ATK’s Minotaur IV Completes Inaugural Cape Canaveral Launch With ORS-5 Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 29, 2017 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Minotaur IV launch vehicle sent the U.S. Air Force‘s Operationally Responsive Space-5 satellite to low Earth orbit Saturday as part of the rocket’s debut liftoff from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Saturday ORS-5 will work to deliver …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Conclude Landsat 9 Preliminary Design Review

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has worked with NASA to perform a preliminary design review of the Landsat 9 mapping satellite that will work to capture space-based images of the Earth’s surface for both the space agency and the U.S. Geological Survey, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The …

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Orbital ATK Lands $54M Army Contract Modification for Precision Guidance Kits

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will deliver M1156 precision guidance kits to the U.S. Army under a $53.6 million contract modification that runs through April 2020, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Defense Department said Thursday the company will perform work in Plymouth, Minnesota, using “other” Army funds for fiscal year …

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Former Astronaut Rick Mastracchio Joins Orbital ATK as Senior Operations Director for CRS Program

Rick Mastracchio, a former NASA astronaut, has joined Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) as senior director of operations for the Commercial Resupply Services program within the company’s space systems group. Orbital ATK said Monday Mastracchio will oversee the CRS mission and cargo operations teams and support other programs for the human space systems …

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Orbital ATK Concludes 7th Commercial Resupply Mission With NASA

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 13, 2017 — Orbital ATK‘s (NYSE: OA) seventh mission to the International Space Station as part of a NASA Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract has concluded with the re-entry of the company’s S.S. John Glenn spacecraft to Earth, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the Cygnus vehicle sent on …

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Orbital ATK to Collaborate With Air Force Ogden Complex on Composite Aerostructures

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 8, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will work with the U.S. Air Force‘s Ogden Air Logistics Complex in Utah in efforts to advance the design, production, repair and maintenance of military aircraft composite aerostructures, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the public-private partnership between its aerospace structures division …

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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Moves to 2nd Phase of NASA OA-7 Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 6, 2017 — The Orbital ATK-built (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft called S.S. John Glenn has started to perform its secondary payload missions for NASA after completing its primary cargo delivery mission and subsequent stay at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Sunday the …

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Northrop Grumman Taps Orbital ATK for B-2 Composite Parts Under $90M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 31, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) will produce composite parts for the U.S. Air Force‘s B-2 Spirit aircraft under a potential $90 million contract from Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The contract covers non-recurring engineering work and the production of 17 hot trailing edge …

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