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Orbital Rolls Out Antares Rocket

Early this morning, Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) rolled out the first fully integrated Antares(TM) rocket from its assembly building at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility (WFF) in eastern Virginia in preparation for its inaugural flight that is scheduled for April 17 at approximately 5:00 p.m. (EDT).

Antares AJ26 engine test at Stennis Space Center on 4 APril 2013. These tests are conducted before the engine is shipped to Wallops. The engine tested yesterday will be used on an upcoming CRS mission. Credit: NASA. Larger image.

Antares Rocket Ready For Roll Out

The Antares rocket is being hoisted inside the assembly building at Wallops Island onto its transporter in preparation for its roll out to the launch pad on Saturday morning. Larger image.

Orbital Tests Antares Rocket Engines

NASA commercial partner Orbital Sciences of Dulles, Va., successfully conducted an engine test of its Antares rocket Friday at the nation's newest launch pad.

Antares Engine Test Scheduled for Feb. 22

NASA's Wallops Flight Facility will provide launch range support for an Orbital Sciences Corp. Antares rocket engine test scheduled for Feb. 22 at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A.

Orbital announced today that on Tuesday, February 12th they will perform a hot-fire test at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport's Pad-0A for their new Antares rocket. The window for the engine test is 6-9 p.m. EST. NASA's Wallops Flight Facility will provide launch range support.

Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB), one of the world's leading space technology companies, today announced that has it has commenced Antares launch vehicle operations at the liquid-fuel launch complex at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS).

NASA has modified its NASA Launch Services (NLS) II contract with Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Va., to add the Antares launch vehicle, formerly known as Taurus II, for future missions.

Aerojet, a GenCorpcompany, announced today that its AJ26 engine successfully completed a hot-fire test yesterday at NASA's Stennis Space Center. Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital), Aerojet and NASA monitored the full-duration test in support of the Antares(R) rocket program. This is the eighth AJ26 engine to be tested at Stennis.

The first stage of Orbital Sciences Corporation's Antares rocket stands in launch position during pathfinder operations at NASA's Wallops Flight Facility and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport. Orbital's Antares launch vehicle will be conducting missions for NASA under its Commercial Orbital Transportation Service Program and Cargo Resupply Services contract.

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