Oct 17 (Reuters) - An unmanned Antares rocket owned by Orbital ATK Inc blasted off from Virginia on Monday with a cargo ship for the International Space Station, marking the booster's return to flight two years after a previous version exploded at liftoff. The 14-story-tall rocket, powered by a pair of new Russian-made engines, lifted off from Wallops Island, Virginia, at 7:45 p.
"A privately owned rocket built in partnership with NASA to haul cargo to the International Space Station blasted off on Sunday for a debut test flight from a new commercial spaceport in Virginia. The 13-story Antares rocket, develo...
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.
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.
Orbital ATK on Monday blasted off its revamped Antares rocket carrying supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station two years after a major rocket explosion.