Commercial Spaceflight And The Dawning Age of NewSpace

Antares RTF Now in “Spring” 2016, Two Cygnus Launches on Atlas V First

Orbital ATK’s Frank Culbertson said today that return-to-flight of the Antares rocket now will be in “spring” 2016. Earlier indications were that it would be in March. Instead, a second launch of the company’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket now is planned in March.

Culbertson, President of Orbital ATK’s Space Systems Group, revealed the new plans at AIAA’s Space 2015 conference in Pasadena, CA.

Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.spacepolicyonline.com

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