Tag: Orbital ATK

Scott PowersDecember 12, 2016

Cape Canaveral is set to host an unusual rocket launch Wednesday morning with a NASA satellite-carrying rocket dropped from beneath an airplane that takes off from the Florida coast. The launch of Orbital ATK’s Pegasus XL space vehicle, originally set for Monday, has been bumped to no earlier than Wednesday, between 8:20 and 9:20 a.m. The […]

Scott PowersApril 28, 2016

Leftover Cold War-era engines from decommissioned U.S. military inter-continental ballistic missiles make pretty good rocket motors and the commercial space industry is battling over whether they should be available for private space launches. The prospect is currently driving the U.S. Air Force and Congress to start reconsidering a decades-old ban on any commercial use of surplus Minuteman and Peacekeeper […]

Scott PowersMarch 25, 2016

United Launch Alliance announced Friday afternoon it was postponing its next rocket launch from Cape Canaveral — one set to carry a military satellite — because of an engine-burn problem that occurred during Tuesday night’s rocket launch. Tuesday’s launch, of an Atlas V rocket, successfully boosted an Orbital ATK spacecraft into orbit for what is called the […]


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