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Northrop Designates Latest Space Station Cargo Resupply Spacecraft as SS John Young

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2018 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has named the Cygnus spacecraft that will launch Nov. 15 to bring scientific cargo to the International Space Station after the late NASA astronaut and U.S. Navy officer John Young, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. NASA said Friday the S.S. John Young, which will …

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Orbital ATK, Air Force Sign CRADA on Data Exchange Plan for Next Generation Launch System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 8, 2018 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has signed a cooperative research and development agreement with the U.S. Air Force to develop a data exchange framework and plan required for the certification of the company’s Next Generation Launch system, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday it will work …

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Orbital ATK Sets Nov. 11 Launch for 8th NASA Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 8, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled the liftoff of its eighth cargo resupply mission with NASA on Nov. 11 as part of efforts to continue the delivery of supplies and hardware to astronauts at the International Space Station, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The space agency …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Nov. 10 Liftoff for 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 3, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has scheduled a Nov. 10 launch for a Cygnus spacecraft that will carry scientific equipment and supplies to the International Space Station as part of the company’s eighth cargo resupply mission for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The space agency …

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October 18 Market Close: GovCon Index Climbs on Orbital ATK Post-Launch Surge, Primes Pace Gain

Executive Mosaic’s GovCon Index closed just shy of a full 1-percent gain Tuesday on a large upswing by Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) after the company’s successful rocket launch Monday night and gains by other prime contractors. GovCon Index gainers outnumbered laggers at a 9-to-1 ratio and 10 of its 11 S&P 500 companies …

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Orbital ATK, NASA Eye Oct. 9-13 Launch Window for 6th Cargo Resupply Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 22, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and NASA are considering the window between Oct. 9 and 13 to launch the sixth cargo resupply mission to the International Space Station under the company’s Commercial Resupply Services contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The space agency said Wednesday an Orbital ATK Antares rocket …

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Orbital ATK Targets September for Return to Flight of Antares Rocket

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 15, 2016 —  Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has set a goal of launching its Antares flight vehicle in the second half of September after the rocket completed a stage test in May, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company is working with NASA to set the return-to-flight date for Antares along with the OA-5 cargo resupply mission to …

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Orbital ATK to Launch 6th ISS Cargo Resupply Mission on Aug. 22

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 18, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) plans to launch its sixth International Space Station cargo resupply mission under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA by Aug. 22, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The space agency said Friday Orbital ATK’s Cygnus spacecraft will launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in …

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Orbital ATK Orders Atlas V Rocket for Next ISS Cargo

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 …

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ATK, Orbital Delay Expected Merger Closure Date to February

ATK (NYSE: ATK) and Orbital Sciences (NYSE: ORB) have delayed their expected closure date for the spinoff of ATK’s sporting group and the merger between Orbital and ATK’s aerospace and defense groups to February. The companies said Monday they have also rescheduled their stockholder meetings to Jan. 27, 2015 from the previous announced date of Dec. …

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