Orbital Sciences to Fulfill NASA Contract Following Explosion

November 5, 2014 6:56 PM

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Orbital Sciences (ORB) announced Wednesday its plan to fulfill its contract to NASA following the launch failure of its Antares rocket last month.

Orbital will buy rockets from an unnamed source, according to Reuters, to deliver Orbital’s Cygnus cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station by the end of 2015. Thanks to the Cygnus spacecraft’s ability to carry heavier loads, Orbital said it will likely need to launch only one or two non-...

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