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NASA Press Conference: Orbital Antares Update

By Marc Boucher
Status Report
September 5, 2013
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NASA Press Conference: Orbital Antares Update
Illustration of Cygnus docking at the ISS.

Wednesday, September 4th, 2013 news briefing at Johnson Space Center focused on the upcoming Antares rocket launch from Wallops — and test flight to the International Space Station of Orbital’s Cygnus cargo craft. Launch is scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 17. The flight is part of NASA’ Commercial Orbital Transportation Services Program to develop private and public partnerships for resupply of the ISS.

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