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Orbital Sciences Launches Antares Rocket

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April 22, 2013
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Orbital Sciences, one of two private US firms chosen by NASA to shuttle cargo to the International Space Station, launches a first test flight of its Antares rocket.


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NASA (Apr. 5, 2013) — Orbital Sciences Corporation’s Antares rocket was rolled out to the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A at Wallops Flight Facility in preparation for a test flight targeted for later this month. Antares is designed to propel a Cygnus cargo spacecraft laden with experiments and supplies to the International Space Station. This test won’t include the spacecraft or a rendezvous with the space station. That full-up demonstration flight is planned for later this year.
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Company Launches Rocket to Space Station

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AFP (Sep. 18, 2013) — Orbital Sciences Corp launches the first test flight of its unmanned Antares rocket to the International Space Station, as NASA forges ahead with its plan to privatize US space missions.
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This Week @ NASA: April 19, 2013

This Week @ NASA: April 19, 2013

NASA (Apr. 19, 2013) — Now that the Antares rocket and its simulated Cygnus spacecraft have successfully test-launched from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport at Wallops Flight Facility, program managers at NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation are looking ahead to the cargo delivery system’s next milestone.
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This Week @ NASA, September 20, 2013

This Week @ NASA, September 20, 2013

NASA (Sep. 20, 2013) — CYGNUS LAUNCHED! JSC/WFF @Commercial_Crew Launch Commentator:3-2-1 we have ignition, we have liftoff. Orbital Sciences Corporations Cygnus cargo craft launched aboard the companys Antares rocket from Wallops Flight Facility on a demonstration mission to the International Space Station.
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