Orbital ATK Successfully Launches Eighth Cargo Delivery Mission to the International Space Station

by on November 12, 2017

http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171112005051/en/ Orbital ATK’s Antares rocket launched the company’s Cygnus spacecraft loaded with approximately 7,400 pounds (3,350 kilograms) of cargo to the International Space StationNovember 12, 2017. (Photo: Business Wire) The Antares rocket launched the Cygnus spacecraft loaded with approximately 7,400 pounds (3,350 kilograms) of cargo to the crew of six who are aboard the space station. Following an approximate nine-minute ascent, the ‘S.S. Gene Cernan’ Cygnus spacecraft, named in honor of the late astronaut and the last man to leave the moon, was successfully deployed into orbit. Orbital ATK’s engineering team confirmed reliable communications…
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