Orbital Sciences Corporation Newswire

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  1. Buying Orbital Is Not Biting The BulletRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 22 | Seeking Alpha

    Orbital ATK is one of the few names in the defense space that is currently trading at a depressed valuation. We initiated positions in the low $80s and added to positions sub-$70 - and continue to do so at this time.

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  2. Bloostar: Launching Satellites via BalloonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 11 | Universe Today

    Is there a better way to get to space? Current traditional methods using expendable rockets launching from the surface of the Earth are terribly inefficient. About 90% of the bulk and mass of what you see on the launch pad is expended in the first few minutes of the mission, just getting the tiny payload above the murk of Earth's atmosphere and out of the planet's gravity well.

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  3. SpaceX Learns Another Hard Lesson | EE TimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 7 | EETimes

    Science and technology author George Leopold shares his views on the recent explosion that set back commercial space pioneer SpaceX. High-flying SpaceX, which thus far has done pretty much everything it has set out to do in unmanned spaceflight, was brought back to Earth with a thunderous launch pad explosion on Sept.

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  4. As my father once taught me after decades as one of the early, steely-eyed missle...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 5 | EETimes

    Science and technology author George Leopold shares his views on the recent explosion that set back commercial space pioneer SpaceX. High-flying SpaceX, which thus far has done pretty much everything it has set out to do in unmanned spaceflight, was brought back to Earth with a thunderous launch pad explosion on Sept.

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  5. SpaceX Learns Another Hard LessonRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 2 | EETimes

    Science and technology author George Leopold shares his views on the recent explosion that set back commercial space pioneer SpaceX. High-flying SpaceX, which thus far has done pretty much everything it has set out to do in unmanned spaceflight, was brought back to Earth with a thunderous launch pad explosion on Sept.

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  6. U.S. Air Force Moves to Prevent Militarization of SpaceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2016 | Fox News

    These are all scary concepts, dating back to the bad old days of the Cold War and worries over countrywide, electromagnetic pulse-spawned blackouts. And on this score, we've got both good news and bad news for you.

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  7. U.S. Air Force Moves to Prevent Militarization of SpaceRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2016 | The Motley Fool

    These are all scary concepts, dating back to the bad old days of the Cold War and worries over countrywide, electromagnetic pulse-spawned blackouts. And on this score, we've got both good news and bad news for you.

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  8. Orbital No Longer A Buy At Argus, Waiting For Cash Flow To ImproveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2016 | Benzinga

    Argus has cut Orbital ATK Inc to Hold from Buy following its restatement announcement and the reduction in expected cash flows. Orbital, which was created through the combination of Orbital Sciences and the Aerospace and Defense Groups of Alliant Techsystems, has announced an upcoming earnings restatement that raises uncertainty over the quality of future earnings.,/p> The upcoming restatement involves a 10-year, $2.3 billion contract with the U.S. Army to manufacture and supply small caliber ammunition.

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  9. A Decade of Commercial Transportation Blazes a Path for Successful Space VenturesRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2016 | ECNmag

    In 2006, a new vision for space transportation in low-Earth orbit took form. Ten years later, the landscape of humanity's doorstep into the cosmos has fundamentally changed, thanks to efforts by NASA and American commercial companies.

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  10. NASA To Install 'Parking Space' For Private Companies On Space Station [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2016 | The Daily Caller

    A NASA photo shows a SpaceX Dragon capsule as it is released from the International Space Station in this image released to social media on May 11, 2016. NASA will install a "parking space" on the International Space Station Friday so private companies, like Boeing and SpaceX, can dock with the station.

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  11. Wallops launch now planned for WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | WTVR Richmond

    OCTOBER 29: In this handout from National Aeronautics and Space Administration , an aerial view of the Wallops Island launch facilities is seen October 29, 2014 following the failed launch attempt of Orbital Science Corp.'s Antares rocket Oct. 28, Wallops Island, Virginia. Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, filled with over 5,000 pounds of supplies for the International Space Station, exploded October 28, 2014 moments after liftoff.

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  12. Target of the Week: Orbital and Its Loss of AltitudeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2016 | TheStreet.com

    Coming off a day when the company's shares dropped 20% after announcing accounting irregularities, don't be surprised to see an activist asking questions of management Orbital ATK Inc. two years ago survived a launchpad explosion that nearly caused its $2.3 billion transformational merger to go up in smoke. Its latest blowup could end up far more damaging.

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  13. Private firm gets approval for moon missionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2016 | Unexplained Mysteries

    The ambitious venture, which aims to land on the moon next year, has finally received formal approval from the US government following a lengthy negotiation period. Moon Express is one several contenders vying to win Google's Lunar X Prize, an international competition designed to send the first privately funded spacecraft to the moon.

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  14. Black Holes Sing in X-RaysRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2016 | Space Ref

    When black holes pull in surrounding matter, they let out powerful X-ray bursts. This song of X-rays, coming from a chorus of millions of black holes, fills the entire sky -- a phenomenon astronomers call the cosmic X-ray background.

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  15. Tiny satellites signal new era in Canadian spaceflightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 24, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Software lead Brendan Bruner works on the code for the Experimental Albertan #1 Satellite at the University of Alberta's Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering in Edmonton. Software lead Brendan Bruner works on the code for the Experimental Albertan #1 Satellite at the University of Alberta's Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering in Edmonton.

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  16. Here's how much it actually costs to launch things on a SpaceX rocketRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | Silicon Alley Insider

    Early Wednesday morning, astronauts on board the International Space Station welcomed a Dragon capsule, SpaceX's uncrewed spacecraft, and the 5,000 lbs. of fresh cargo it carried.

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  17. Robotic Russian Supply Ship Arrives at Space StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 18, 2016 | Space.com

    An unmanned Russian cargo ship arrived at the International Space Station late Monday , delivering tons of supplies even as yet another cargo ship launched toward the orbiting lab. The Progress 64 cargo ship operated by Roscosmos, the Russian space agency docked automatically with the Pirs docking compartment of the space station at 8:20 p.m. EDT carrying a haul of food, supplies and fuel for the six astronauts on board.

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  18. Sierra Nevada Corp. Completes 1st Milestone on ISS Commercial Cargo ContractRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2016 | Space.com

    Sierra Nevada Corp. , who won one of three contracts from NASA in January to deliver cargo to the International Space Station, said July 11 that it is has completed the first milestone under that award. The company said that NASA approved of its program integration plan for the design, development, test and evaluation of SNC's Dream Chaser vehicle.

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  19. Orbital-ATK Is The Next Generation Of DefenseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2016 | Seeking Alpha

    Space is becoming increasingly important and I expect placing weapons in space to become a big part of our defense structure. Orbital is a financially healthy company with a wide variety of products and services making it a compelling investment even without the possibility of space weapons.

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  20. Does SpaceX Deserve to Be Worth More Than Orbital ATK?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2016 | Fox News

    Wall Street loves the next new thing. Eschewing the tried and true for the shiny and new, investors zig and zag, paying larger prices for companies producing ethanol rather than oil, solar panels instead of coal, and generally speaking -- to any company run by Elon Musk versus any company without him.

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