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Orbital ATK Holds Structural Acceptance Test on Next-Gen Launch Vehicle Component

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has completed an acceptance test on the structural integrity of a motor composite case for the company’s Next Generation Launch space launch vehicles as it pushes to advance new rocket propulsion technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company said Tuesday the test …

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Orbital ATK Eyes Potential USAF Contract to Continue Next Generation Launch Vehicle Dev’t

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 10, 2017 — Mike Laidley, vice president of the Next Generation Launch program at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has said the company anticipates the U.S. Air Force to award launch service agreements for large space launch vehicles by early 2018, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Wednesday Laidley indicated …

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Orbital ATK Builds Propulsion, Other Hardware for Rockets to Carry Large Payloads

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 5, 2017 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) has begun work to produce hardware for large and intermediate-class space launch vehicles as part of a U.S. Air Force effort to develop rockets that could carry sizable payloads to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it completed design …

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Airbus, Safran Merge Space Launch Operations in Joint Venture

Airbus Group and Safran have completed the merger of their space launch operations through a joint venture in an effort to support commercial sector clients in Europe. Safran will pay approximately $835 million to Airbus in order to acquire a 50-percent stake in Airbus Safran Launchers joint venture, Airbus said …

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