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Why Sunday’s launch of Orbital ATK’s rocket is so suspenseful

Two years after a rocket blew up shortly after liftoff, creating a 30-foot deep-crater and $15 million in damage, Orbital ATK is set to return to flight Sunday night, launching a newly configured rocket from a refurbished launchpad on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The mission is to carry 5,100 pounds of research supplies and cargo — […]
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