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Satellite Market Leading Players by 2023 : Intelsat, SES SA, Eutelsat Communications SA, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Airbus SAS, Boeing , Thales Group, Orbital Sciences Corporation, Planet Labs Inc. and Millennium Space Systems  openPR

The satellite market is an integral part of any economy for the development of infrastructure for commercial companies, government agencies, telecom, and ...

openPR
British rocketeers in the new space age  E&T Magazine

The UK is the only country in history to have developed a launch capability only to throw it away. A new generation of rocket builders has now picked up the ...

E&T Magazine
Mining in Space: What It Means for the Economy?  Interesting Engineering

Space mining has evolved from merely science fiction to an undeniable reality today. However, this intent to appropriately utilize celestial resources has its fair ...

Interesting Engineering
Holy Cow! Mysterious Blast Studied with NASA Telescopes  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

A brief and unusual cosmic flash nicknamed "the Cow" has puzzled astronomers and astrophysicists around the globe, prompting multiple explanations for its ...

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Trump's new defense chief's history as a Boeing executive is raising concerns, but he's not the only one with deep military-industrial ties  Business Insider

It's not uncommon for former executives at defense firms to hold top Pentagon jobs, but Trump's picks have drawn extra scrutiny.

Business Insider
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Holy Cow! Mysterious Blast Studied With NASA Telescopes |  SpaceCoastDaily.com

A brief and unusual flash spotted in the night sky on June 16, 2018, puzzled astronomers and astrophysicists across the globe.

SpaceCoastDaily.com
Satellite Market 2019-2026 Harris, Orbital Sciences, Lockheed Martin  World News Today

The report, named “Global Satellite Market 2019”, provides a Detailed overview of the Satellite Market related to overall world. Report assesses the size of the ...

World News Today
Acquisition of Orbital ATK approved, company renamed Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems  SpaceNews

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Trade Commission on Tuesday announced it has cleared Northrop Grumman's $7.8 billion purchase of defense and space ...

SpaceNews
Orbital Sciences: The quiet company in Musk's shadow  CNBC

In the shadow of Elon Musk's SpaceX, Orbital Sciences must figure out why a resupply rocket for the International Space Station blew up on launch.

CNBC
Northrop Grumman buys Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion  Star Tribune

Virginia-based Northrop Grumman Corp. completed its $7.8 billion purchase of aerospace and defense company Orbital ATK Inc. after receiving approval from ...

Star Tribune
Repairing, and building, future space telescopes  The Space Review

An incident last week provided a reminder of the importance of being able to repair space telescopes. The Wide Field Camera 3 (WFC3), one of the instruments ...

The Space Review
Orbital further expanding Arizona presence with new Chandler campus  Phoenix Business Journal

The expansion will have Orbital occupying 617000 square feet in two buildings on a 47-acre campus, with manufacturing taking 261000 square feet of this ...

Phoenix Business Journal
Northrop Grumman completes Orbital ATK acquisition  Spaceflight Now

Northrop Grumman concluded its purchase of Orbital ATK on Wednesday, with the absorption of launch vehicle developer, satellite manufacturer, and munitions ...

Spaceflight Now
Russia hands over three rocket engines to US  AzerNews

Three Russian engines RD-181 have been handed over to the Orbital Sciences Corporation, the research and industrial association NPO Energromash said on ...

AzerNews
Navy contracts Orbital for Coyote missile trainers  UPI News

The Navy has awarded a $46.5 million contract modification to Orbital Sciences, picking up an option for the company to produce 15 sea skimming vehicles.

UPI News
CYGNUS NG-10 ARRIVES AT ISS, Nov 19, 2018, 5:20 am ET (NASA TV Begins 4:00 am ET)  SpacePolicyOnline.com

Northrop Grumman's Cygnus cargo spacecraft will arrive at the International Space Station (ISS) on November 19, 2018 at about 5:20 am ET. This is the 10th ...

SpacePolicyOnline.com
US GAO - Orbital Sciences Corporation  Government Accountability Office

Orbital Sciences Corporation, of Greenbelt, Maryland, protests the award of a contract to Universities Space Research Association (USRA), of Columbia, ...

Government Accountability Office
ATK to merge with Orbital Sciences in $5 billion deal, spin off sports division  Washington Post

There's a new player in Washington's aerospace sector. Arlington-based Alliant Techsystems is merging its aerospace and defense segments with Orbital ...

Washington Post
Orbital ATK's biggest rocket yet brings 600 jobs to Chandler by 2020  AZCentral

About 200 workers in Chandler are building a 203-feet tall rocket — an effort expected to require 600 more employees by 2020.

AZCentral
Orbital to build 18 GQM-163A Coyote supersonic sea skimming target drones for US Navy and allies  Military & Aerospace Electronics

supersonic target drones for the U.S. Navy and allies to help surface warship crews practice how to detect and defeat incoming supersonic anti-ship missiles.

Military & Aerospace Electronics
Meet Stratolaunch's Family Of Space Launch Vehicles For Its Huge 'Roc' Mothership  The Drive

Space launch firm Stratolaunch has unveiled ambitious plans for four different launch vehicles, including a reusable space plane, to go along with its massive ...

The Drive
Image: Orbital ATK rocket rolls out for may 21 launch  Phys.Org

An Orbital ATK rocket rolls out to launch Pad-0A at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on May 17, 2018, in advance of a May 21 launch from Wallops Island, VA.

Phys.Org
LAUNCH OF NG-10 CYGNUS CARGO MISSION TO ISS, Nov 17, 2018, Wallops Island, VA, 4:01 am ET (NASA TV)  SpacePolicyOnline.com

UPDATE, Nov 15: The launch has again been postponed due to weather. The new launch date/time is Saturday, November 17, at 4:01 am ET. NASA TV ...

SpacePolicyOnline.com
NGIS: Cargo Ships to the ISS  Space.com

Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems (NGIS) is a private entity that holds a contract with NASA to fly unmanned cargo missions to the International Space ...

Space.com
OA-9 Cygnus named in honor of J.R. Thompson  SpaceFlight Insider

The OA-9 Cygnus spacecraft, currently scheduled to launch on May 20 from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia – has a name. Breaking with tradition of ...

SpaceFlight Insider
Quanterix (QTRX) versus Scientific Industries (OTCMKTS:SCND) Head to Head Survey  PressOracle

Scientific Industries (OTCMKTS:SCND) and Quanterix (NASDAQ:QTRX) are both small-cap computer and technology companies, but which is the better ...

PressOracle
Humanity has racked up extraordinary feats of spaceflight since NASA's first moon mission 50 years ago. Here are the greatest hits.  Business Insider

NASA's Apollo 8 mission launched on December 21, 1968. In the decades since, we've seen an impressive list of firsts in human and robotic spaceflight.

Business Insider
Northrop Grumman Acquires Orbital ATK for $9.2 Billion  Universe Today

Orbital ATK Antares rocket stands erect, reflecting off the calm waters the night before a launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, VA, on Oct. 28, 2014. Credit: ...

Universe Today
Orbital ATK, Merger of Orbital Sciences and ATK, Begins Operations  Space.com

The aerospace firm Orbital ATK is now up and running, nearly a year after the merger that created the $4.5 billion company was first announced.

Space.com
Orbital Sciences to Stop Using Suspect Russian Rocket Engine After Explosion  Space.com

It now appears that the mishap is traceable to Antares' two AJ26 first-stage engines, Orbital Sciences representatives said.

Space.com
Orbital ATK expects decision on new rocket by early 2018  SpaceNews

Orbital ATK expects a “go/no-go decision” by early next year on an Air Force-funded program to develop a new large launch vehicle.

SpaceNews
DARPA and the future of space  The Space Review

Last week, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency celebrated its 60th anniversary with a conference, D60, held just outside Washington. It was an ...

The Space Review
Today's Tidbits: November 14, 2018 – SpacePolicyOnline.com  SpacePolicyOnline.com

Here are SpacePolicyOnline.com's tidbits for November 14, 2018: NG-10 ISS cargo launch delayed; climate change hearings to kick off 116th Congress; ...

SpacePolicyOnline.com
Hope it doesn’t melt! Rocket to ISS carries vital supplies — including ice cream  Digital Trends

A rocket has launched over Virginia's eastern shore and is carrying supplies to the International Space Station (ISS). The Antares rocket, a launch system ...

Digital Trends
Orbital ATK's Cygnus Spacecraft Successfully Completes Rendezvous and Berthing with International Space Station  Business Wire

Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced that the “S.S. J.R. Thompson” CygnusTM spacecraft succe.

Business Wire
Orbital ATK opens new satellite building in Gilbert  East Valley Tribune

Advanced aerospace manufacturer and longtime Gilbert employer Orbital ATK officially pulled back the curtain on its new satellite engineering building on June ...

East Valley Tribune
Funding cuts threaten future NASA missions  Daily Press

Editorial: Virginia's role in space exploration is as indelible today is as was during the space race of the 1950s and '60s.

Daily Press
Orbital Stockholders Approve Merger With ATK's Aerospace and Defense Groups  Business Wire

DULLES, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) today announced that at a special meeting held this morning, the company's ...

Business Wire
Virgin Orbit Readies First Launch  Hackaday

Ever since the Pan Am “Space Clipper” first slid into frame in 1968's “2001: A Space Odyssey”, the world has been waiting for the day that privately funded ...

Hackaday
Northrop to acquire rocket launcher Orbital ATK  Florida Today

A different logo — Northrop Grumman's — might one day fly on boosters propelling NASA's next giant exploration rocket, or on another launcher proposing to lift ...

Florida Today
WSU research heads to International Space Station  WSU News

By Will Ferguson, WSU News. Washington State University scientists are getting two new laboratories in outer space. On May 20, the NASA-funded Final ...

WSU News
Antares Rocket Explosion: Full Coverage and Investigation  Space.com

On Oct. 28, 2014, a commercial Antares rocket built by Orbital Sciences Corporation exploded just after liftoff at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Space.com
Orbital Sciences Antares Rocket Launch Flawless |  SpaceCoastDaily.com

Orbital Sciences Corp. has postponed the launch of its Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station until 12:52 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, from ...

SpaceCoastDaily.com
Orbital-ATK has undergone several changes over the years and continues to adapt  Cache Valley Daily

A company alternately known to Utahns as Thiokol, Morton-Thiokol, ATK-Thiokol and now Orbital-ATK still maintains facilities at Promontory in northern Utah ...

Cache Valley Daily
Building Stratolaunch, The Largest Airplane Ever Created  WIRED

Here's how alt-aviation wizard Burt Rutan and Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen set out to build a dual-fuselage beast that could haul rockets to the edge of space.

WIRED
Northrop-Orbital: A Sound Merger In Law And Policy  Breaking Defense

Wall Street investors and Wall Street analysts, along with the Department of Justice, are pondering Disney's massive acquisition of much of 21st Century Fox, ...

Breaking Defense
Orbital Sciences Entitled To Partial NASA Payment for Antares Failure  Space News

PARIS — Orbital Sciences Corp. will get most of its planned revenue from NASA for the Oct. 28 launch of Orbital's Antares rocket despite the rocket's failure ...

Space News
Current debate on ICBM use a throwback to the 1990s  SpaceNews

The present-day debate about a policy change to allow the use of ICBM motors to provide lower cost commercial launches mirrors one from the early 1990s.

SpaceNews
Station science excellent; Commercial Cargo-2 contracts making good strides  NASASpaceflight.com

Firmly entrenched in its utilization phase, the International Space Station is in excellent science shape, providing a stable and beneficial platform for microgravity ...

NASASpaceflight.com
Antares conducts a flawless maiden launch  NASASpaceflight.com

Orbital Sciences Corporation have – at the third launch attempt – launched their new Antares rocket's maiden flight on Sunday. Following two scrubs over the ...

NASASpaceflight.com
A new family of Stratolaunch vehicles being developed to expand competition  SpaceFlight Insider

New launch *service* providers such as SpaceX, Blue Origin, Virgin Orbit and Rocket Labs are grabbing up market share. In terms of competition, more is always ...

SpaceFlight Insider
Marshwinds Advisory Co Holding in Northrop Grunman (.90) (NOC) Lowered as Market Value Declined; As Biogen Idec Com (BIIB) Shares Declined, Muhlenkamp & Co Trimmed by $2.40 Million Its Stake  The Yomi Blog

Marshwinds Advisory Co decreased its stake in Northrop Grunman Corp (.90) (NOC) by 18.55% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the SEC.

The Yomi Blog
Head of FAA commercial space office to retire  SpaceNews

The head of the FAA's Office of Commercial Space Transportation, George Nield, will retire in March after nearly a decade in the job.

SpaceNews
The worst rocket crashes in history  Digital Trends

Getting to space is hard. Really hard, in fact. There's just not a lot of room for error. For every space flight that's ever gone smoothly, there are dozens of botched ...

Digital Trends
Warp Drive: This Pun Was Just Waiting to Come to Life, and One Defense Contractor Made It So  Slate Magazine

Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world's hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook and Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter. Driving down Route 28 in Dulles, ...

Slate Magazine
The Antares rocket: the ultimate outsourcing  RussianSpaceWeb.com

The history of the Antares (formerly Taurus-2) launch vehicle by Anatoly Zak.

RussianSpaceWeb.com
Photos: Orbital Sciences' 1st Cygnus Spacecraft Flight to Space Station  Space.com

See photos of Orbital Sciences's first Cygnus spacecraft test flight to the International Space Station launching on an Antares rocket in September 2013.

Space.com
Northrop Grumman Closes Orbital ATK Deal After Agreeing To Firewall Solid Rocket Motor Business  Defense Daily Network

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) on Tuesday evening approved the acquisition by Northrop Grumman of Orbital ATK contingent on Northrop Grumman ...

Defense Daily Network
Former Marshall Space Flight Center director James R. Thompson Jr. dies  WAAY

James R. Thompson Jr., the fifth director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, died Tuesday. He was 81.

WAAY
Orbital Sciences Tests Its (Russian) Rocket Engines  Wired News

The new commercial space race may feel like its on hold this week with another delay of the current front runner, SpaceX. But some of Elon Musk's competitors ...

Wired News
Orbital testing begins for advanced small spacecraft communications  Phys.Org

NASA Small Spacecraft Technology Program's Integrated Solar and Reflectarray Antenna, or ISARA, and Optical Communications and Sensor Demonstration, ...

Phys.Org
Orbital Sciences chooses RD-181 as AJ-26 engine replacement  SpaceFlight Insider

Orbital Sciences Corporation has tapped the Russian-made RD-181 rocket engine to replace Aerojet Rocketdyne's AJ-26 on Orbital's Antares launch vehicle.

SpaceFlight Insider
Orbital Sciences selects ULA's Atlas V to launch next Cygnus cargo ship to station  Phys.Org

Following the catastrophic Oct. 28 failure of an Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket on a critical resupply mission to the space station for NASA, the ...

Phys.Org
Alliant Techsystems will press ahead with Orbital merger  Minneapolis Star Tribune

Despite the explosion of an unmanned Orbital rocket, Alliant Techsystems will proceed with its merger with Orbital Sciences.

Minneapolis Star Tribune
Proposed Private Space Plane Gets Fiery Name: Prometheus  Space.com

A proposed private spaceship designed to carry astronauts by the commercial space firm in Virginia has a new name steeped in mythology: Prometheus.

Space.com
The Largest Aircraft Ever Built Will Soon Launch Rockets To Space  Hackaday

Deep in the mojave, the largest aircraft ever made will soon be making test flights. This is the Stratolaunch, and it's measured the largest to ever fly based on ...

Hackaday
Northrop Grumman's OA-9 Cygnus leaves International Space Station  SpaceFlight Insider

Following two months attached to the International Space Station, the ninth Cygnus resupply spacecraft was unberthed and released from the orbiting outpost to ...

SpaceFlight Insider
NASA’s Orion spacecraft getting closer to finally flying again  Ars Technica

"Our destiny is to explore, so you want to get your tests behind you."

Ars Technica
Firefly Aerospace Announces Formation of Advisory Board  PR Newswire

CEDAR PARK, Texas, July 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Firefly Aerospace, Inc. (Firefly), a developer of orbital launch vehicles for the small to medium satellite ...

PR Newswire
Will Vista Outdoor Misfire Selling Its Firearms Division?  The Motley Fool

Vista Outdoors (NYSE:VSTO) wants out of the firearms business. After falling gun sales caused it to record its first quarterly earnings loss since going public ...

The Motley Fool
Antares Orb-3 Rocket Explosion and Frightening Incineration Captured by Up Close Launch Pad Videos/Photos: Pt. 2  Universe Today

Video Caption: This up close launch pad camera view is a time lapse sequence of images showing the sudden catastrophic explosion of Orbital Sciences ...

Universe Today
One Year after Antares Failure, Orbital ATK Revamps Rocket for 2016 ‘Return to Flight’  Universe Today

Base of Orbital Sciences Antares rocket explodes moments after blastoff from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, VA, on Oct. 28, 2014, at 6:22 p.m. Credit: Ken ...

Universe Today
Launch date of Azerbaijan's 2nd geostationary satellite announced  AzerNews

The launch of Azerbaijan's second geostationary satellite Azerspace 2/Intelsat 38 into orbit is scheduled for September 7, 2018, Arianespace company reported ...

AzerNews
Orbital Sciences' second mission to deliver delights to space station  Science Daily

Satellites, Girl Scouts and good ole Charlie Brown highlight Orbital Sciences Corporation's second commercial resupply voyage to the International Space ...

Science Daily
Cygnus vs. Dragon: How 2 Private Spaceships Stack Up  Space.com

Both SpaceX's Dragon and Orbital Sciences' Cygnus deliver cargo to the International Space Station. What makes each stand out?

Space.com
Russia Delivers First Two RD-181 Rocket Engines Under $1Bln Contract to US  Sputnik International

Russia has shipped two RD-181 rocket engines to the US under a $1 billion contract with US Orbital Sciences Corporation for the delivery of 60 engines for its ...

Sputnik International
Indispensable: US to Buy More RD-181 Rocket Engines From Russia  Sputnik International

The US Company Orbital Sciences Corporation is mulling the purchase of eight RD-181 rocket engines made by Russia's space and rocket engine company ...

Sputnik International
New Glenn: Blue Origin's Reusable Rocket  Space.com

Blue Origin's New Glenn rocket is being developed for launches starting around 2020.

Space.com
Planetary Resources declares 'mission success' for Arkyd-6  SpaceFlight Insider

The technology demonstration spacecraft Arkyd-6, built by Planetary Resources to test technologies for future asteroid prospecting, has completed all of its ...

SpaceFlight Insider
ATK Completes Tax-Free Spin-Off of Vista Outdoor Inc.  PR Newswire

Transactions Create Two Independent, Publicly Traded Companies Committed to Leadership in Outdoor Sports & Recreation and in Aerospace & Defense ...

PR Newswire
Orbital ATK on the rebound with Antares return to flight in 2016  Phys.Org

Orbital ATK is on the rebound with return to flight of their Antares rocket slated in early 2016 following the catastrophic launch failure that doomed the last ...

Phys.Org
NASA photos show the Antares rocket explosion in gritty detail  Engadget

When Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket exploded last year, your only real view at the time was a grainy video. However, you should now have a much better ...

Engadget
A decade of commercial space travel – what's next?  Phys.Org

In many industries, a decade is barely enough time to cause dramatic change unless something disruptive comes along – a new technology, business model or ...

Phys.Org
Nation's second satellite delivered to French Guiana for launch [PHOTO]  AzerNews

Azerbaijan's geostationary satellite Azerspace-2/Intelsat 38 will be delivered into orbit from the French Guiana Space Center. In this regard the satellite arrived in ...

AzerNews
NuSTAR to Drop From Plane and Rocket Into Space  Jet Propulsion Laboratory

The rocket carrying NASA's NuSTAR mission has launched from its carrier plane.

Jet Propulsion Laboratory
SpaceX has competition: Orbital's Antares rocket completes test launch  ExtremeTech

Orbital Sciences Corporation has completed the first test launch of its Antares rocket, successfully deploying a dummy 3.8-tonne spacecraft into ...

ExtremeTech
Orbital-Built Amazonas 4A Commercial Communications Satellite Ready for Launch  Business Wire

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world's leading space technology companies, today announced that it is in final preparations for.

Business Wire
Pentagon nominee Griffin promises stronger DoD leadership in advancing technology  SpaceNews

Griffin: “Our most pressing challenge will be to field new capabilities faster than our adversaries." WASHINGTON — The United States military can no longer ...

SpaceNews
With each rocket launch, 'I have three heart attacks'  Phys.Org

Kurt Eberly has hardly any hair and keeps losing more. His job is to launch, two times per year, a metallic cylinder packed with several tons of supplies, at high ...

Phys.Org
Orbital ATK awaits NASA decision on future use of Atlas for Cygnus missions  SpaceNews

As Orbital ATK prepares to launch a Cygnus cargo spacecraft on an Atlas 5, it expects to hear soon from NASA about using that rocket on future missions.

SpaceNews
What Orbital ATK Needs Is Time And 'Space'  Seeking Alpha

Diversified business structure leads to greater revenue: even with conservative assumptions, we project total revenue to grow by 15.7% in the next four years. S.

Seeking Alpha
Orbital Sciences Announces Way Forward Plan to Fulfill NASA Space Station Commitments  Universe Today

In the wake of last weeks disastrous failure of the Orbital Sciences commercial Antares rocket seconds after blastoff from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility, VA, on a ...

Universe Today
Wallops launch now planned for Wednesday  wtvr.com

A Terrier Improved-Malemute suborbital sounding rocket is now scheduled to launch from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility on Wednesday morning after Tuesday's ...

wtvr.com
Commercial Satellite Launch Service Market Revenue, Growth & Companies - (SpaceX, Orbital ATK, Airbus, Boeing, NASA, ISRO, Lockheed Martin)  openPR

Press release - Space Industry - Commercial Satellite Launch *Service* Market Revenue, Growth & Companies - (SpaceX, Orbital ATK, Airbus, Boeing, NASA, ...

openPR
Compass Capital Management Has Upped Its Position in Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) by $1.97 Million; As Lockheed Martin (LMT) Valuation Declined, Shareholder Majedie Asset Management LTD Has Lifted Its Stake  D Minute

Compass Capital Management Inc increased its stake in Cognizant Technology Solutio (CTSH) by 7.47% based on its latest 2018Q3 regulatory filing with the ...

D Minute
Russia’s LASER CANNON: US ‘concerned’ over Kremlin’s plans to ‘WIPE OUT SATELLITES’  Express.co.uk

THE US has branded Russia's plans to build a laser cannon capable of wiping out international satellites as EVIL.

Express.co.uk
Orbital Sciences' Cygnus Spacecraft Aborts First Attempt At Docking With ISS  Huffington Post

A new robotic commercial cargo ship for the International Space Station skipped its first attempt to link up with the orbiting lab Sunday (Sept. 22) due ...

Huffington Post
Orbital Selected by Yahsat to Build Al Yah 3 Communications Satellite  Business Wire

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB), one of the world's leading space technology companies, today announced that Al Yah Satellite Communications C.

Business Wire
Sierra Nevada Corp. gears up to build a cargo spaceship – and a space station  GeekWire

Sierra Nevada Corp. is ramping up work to build a space-worthy Dream Chaser cargo plane as well as prototype elements for a future outpost in lunar orbit.

GeekWire
The Future of Space Logistics & Supply Chain Management – Kinaxis  The 21st Century Supply Chain - Perspectives on Innovative

Recent advancements in the space launch market may indicate an increased need for logistics and supply chain management in outer space operations.

The 21st Century Supply Chain - Perspectives on Innovative
 

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Orbital Sciences Corporation (commonly referred to as Orbital) was an American company specializing in the design, manufacture and launch of small- and medium- class space and rocket systems for commercial, military and other government customers. In 2014 Orbital merged with Alliant Techsystems to create a new company called Orbital ATK, Inc... Orbital was headquartered in Dulles, Virginia and ...
Northrop Grumman is a leading global security company providing innovative systems, products and solutions to government and commercial customers worldwide.
Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems is an American aerospace manufacturer and defense industry company that operates as the aviation division of parent company Northrop Grumman.It was formed as Orbital ATK Inc. in 2015 from the merger of Orbital Sciences Corporation and parts of Alliant Techsystems, and was purchased by Northrop Grumman in 2018. ...
Credit: Patrick Black/NASA Legacy of projects. Orbital ATK was formed in February 2015 in a merger of Orbital Sciences Corp. and Alliant Techsystems (ATK).
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Virginia-based Northrop Grumman Corp. completed its $7.8 billion purchase of aerospace and defense company Orbital ATK Inc. after receiving approval from the U.S. Department of Justice antitrust ...
As the delta-V for a mission goes up, the amount of propellant required goes up exponentially (or looking at it another way: the amount of payload shrinks exponentially).Large amounts of propellant are expensive, but the higher the mass-ratio the higher the likelihood that the spacecraft will not be resuable.
 

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Orbital Sciences Corporation (commonly referred to as Orbital) was an American company specializing in the design, manufacture and launch of small- and medium- class space and rocket systems for commercial, military and other government customers. In 2014 Orbital merged with Alliant Techsystems to create a new company called Orbital ATK, Inc.. Orbital was headquartered in Dulles, Virginia and publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange with the ticker symbol ORB. Orbital’s primary products were satellites and launch vehicles, including low-Earth orbit, geosynchronous-Earth orbit and planetary spacecraft for communications, remote sensing, scientific and defense missions; ground- and air-launched rockets that delivered satellites into orbit; missile defense systems that were used as interceptor and target vehicles; and human-rated space systems for Earth-orbit, lunar and other missions. Orbital also provided satellite subsystems and space-related technical services to government agencies and laboratories.On April 29, 2014, Orbital Sciences announced that it would merge with Alliant Techsystems to create a new company called Orbital ATK, Inc. The merger was completed on February 9, 2015 and Orbital Sciences ceased to exist as an independent entity. On September 18, 2017, Northrop Grumman announced plans to purchase Orbital ATK for $7.8 billion in cash plus assumption of $1.4 billion in debt. Orbital ATK shareholders approved the buyout on November 29, 2017. The FTC approved the acquisition with conditions on June 5, 2018, and one day later, Orbital ATK were absorbed and became Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems.