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Orbital ATK Concludes 8th Cygnus Cargo Resupply Mission to ISS

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 20, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed its eighth resupply mission to the International Space Station with the reentry to Earth of a Cygnus spacecraft that delivered 7,400 pounds of cargo to astronauts and performed science experiments for NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the …

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General Atomics Eyes Increased Cubesat Production for Defense Market

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 16, 2017 — General Atomics aims to build on its 2016 acquisition of technical services business Miltec with the increased production of cubesats and other small satellites for defense customers over the next years, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Thursday the company is growing its investments in the …

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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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Orbital ATK Spacecraft Launches to Bring Cargo to International Space Station

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2017 — An Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) Cygnus spacecraft has launched Tuesday aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket to transport cargo to the International Space Station as part of its Commercial Resupply Services-1 contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the spacecraft …

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Johns Hopkins APL Launches CubeSat to Support Earth Radiation Imbalance Research

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 28, 2016 — Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory new CubeSat, was onboard the United Launch Alliance‘s Atlas V rocket that launched from the Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on November 11th, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Radiometer Assessment using Vertically Aligned Nanotubes will work to measure …

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Lockheed to Deploy Lunar Imaging CubeSat With 2018 NASA Orion Mission

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 10, 2016 — Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will launch a CubeSat lunar research satellite with Orion‘s Exploration Mission-1 in 2018 under a contract with NASA, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the SkyFire miniature satellite will be equipped with an infrared camera and work to capture images of …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Launches CubeSat Rideshare Contest for University STEM Projects

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 13, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will work with Tyvak Nanosatellite Systems to launch a competition that will award free payload rides aboard the Atlas V rocket for university science, technology, engineering and math projects, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The United Launch Alliance JV …

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Boeing-Built Rocket to Carry Lockheed Martin’s Skyfire CubeSat

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 4, 2016 — The Boeing-built (NYSE: BA) Space Launch System will carry the Orion unmanned spacecraft and 13 CubeSats to deep space in 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. NASA said Wednesday two of the CubeSats that will be onboard the SLS are the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Skyfire and Morehead …

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NASA Issues RFP on Dedicated Launch Services for Smaller Payloads

NASA is seeking proposals on commercial launch capability for small satellites and future science missions ahead of potential awards for the Venture Class Launch Services contract. The space agency said Saturday the request for proposals seeks dedicated support for smaller payloads under the Launch Services Program, which plans to launch 132 pounds of CubeSats …

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NASA Names New Industry Partners on Deep-Space R&D Projects; William Gerstenmaier Comments

NASA has established 12 new industry partnerships on its deep-space technology research and development projects on advanced propulsion, habitation systems and small satellites as part of the Next Space Technologies for Exploration Partnerships program. The agency said Monday its partners will help in building space and human exploration capabilities for cis-lunar space and Mars missions, …

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