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Loading Cygnus With Supplies

In the Space Station Processing Facility at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida, thousands of pounds of supplies, equipment and scientific research materials are prepared for loading aboard a Cygnus spacecraft's pressurized cargo module (PCM) for the Orbital ATK CRS-7 mission to the International Space Station.

Orbital ATK OA-7 Cygnus Arrives in Florida

Engineers and technicians at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida move the Orbital ATK OA-7 Cygnus spacecraft's pressurized cargo module (PCM) to a test stand inside the high bay of the Space Station Processing Facility.

Launch preparations for Orbital ATK's Antares rocket and Cygnus cargo spacecraft are proceeding as scheduled for a 7:40 p.m. EDT liftoff this evening, Oct. 17, 2016

The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft undergoes preparations in the Horizontal Integration Facility at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility for an Oct. 13 launch on the company's Antares rocket.

Orbital ATK, Inc. and Stratolaunch Systems today announced a multi-year production-based partnership that will offer significant cost advantages to air-launch customers

NASA and Orbital ATK announced today that data gathered and reviewed to date from the second five-segment qualification motor (QM-2) test show the solid rocket motor manufactured by Orbital ATK performed as designed.

Orbital ATK, a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, today announced it conducted a full-power "hot fire" test of the upgraded first stage propulsion system of its Antares medium-class rocket using new RD-181 main engines.

Orbital ATK, Inc. , a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies, successfully launched its CygnusTM spacecraft aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V launch vehicle with approximately 7,900 pounds (3,600 kilograms) of cargo and small satellites that will be deployed directly from the spacecraft.

NASA's commercial partner Orbital ATK plans to launch its Cygnus spacecraft into orbit Dec. 3, atop a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket for its fourth contracted resupply mission.

A NASA team that independently reviewed the unsuccessful launch last year of Orbital ATK's third commercial resupply services mission