Orbital ATK returned to space flight Monday evening by christening a refurbished Virginia launchpad with a smooth rocket liftoff two years after an explosion caused $15 million in damage. Flying an updated Antares rocket with new engines, the company sent its unmanned Cygnus spacecraft into orbit at 7:45 p.m., chasing down the International Space Station on a […]
Orbital ATK's Antares rocket and Cygnus spacecraft successfully lifted off from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia. The spacecraft is on a resupply mission to the International Space Station.
For the first time, Orbital ATK's revamped Antares rocket successfully soared into space, departing NASA's Wallops Flight Facility this evening on a mission to deliver supplies to the International Space Station.
The mission to resupply the International Space Station came two years after an earlier rocket blew up. This is a developing story. It will be updated.
Orbital ATK launched an Antares rocket to the International Space Station Monday evening, two years after an explosion caused millions of dollars in damage.