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Cygnus Orb-1 (S.S. G. David Low)

Antares 110

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Launch Status
Success

Mission

Cygnus Orb-D1 (S.S. G. David Low)

Type: Resupply

This is the demonstration mission under NASA’s Commercial Resupply Service agreement with Orbital Sciences. The unmanned Cygnus cargo vessel delivered approximately 700kg of supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station.

Mission patch for Cygnus Orb-D1 (S.S. G. David Low)

Location

Launch Area 0 A

Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

73 rockets have launched from Wallops Island, Virginia, USA.

Launch Area 0 A, Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Rocket

Antares 110 – Orbital Sciences Corporation

Family: Antares
Length: 40.5 m
Diameter: 3.9 m
Launch Mass: 276 T
Low Earth Orbit Capacity: 4450 kg

The Antares 110 was manufactured by Orbital Sciences Corporation with the first launch on . Antares 110 has 2 successful launches and 0 failed launches with a total of 2 launches. Antares known during early development as Taurus II, is an expendable launch system developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation (now part of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems after Northrop Grumman acquired Orbital ATK) and the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau to launch the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA’s COTS and CRS programs. Able to launch payloads heavier than 5,000 kg (11,000 lb) into low-Earth orbit, Antares is the largest rocket operated by Orbital ATK. Antares launches from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport and made its inaugural flight on April 21, 2013.

Agency

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Type: Commercial
Abbreviation: OSC

Country: USA

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