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12.06.15
Orbital Sciences launches first spacecraft since 2014 explosion
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Orbital Sciences launches first spacecraft since 2014 explosion

The Cygnus resupply mission is off to the International Space Station.

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12.04.15
Watch NASA launch its Cygnus mission to the ISS
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Watch NASA launch its Cygnus mission to the ISS

This is Orbital Sciences' first attempt at an ISS resupply mission since last year's explosion.

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11.05.15
NASA photos show the Antares rocket explosion in gritty detail
11.05.15

NASA photos show the Antares rocket explosion in gritty detail

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket blew up in spectacular fashion, and NASA has posted the photos to prove it.

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10.13.15
US Army will test a smart grenade launcher that hits hidden targets
10.13.15

US Army will test a smart grenade launcher that hits hidden targets

The US Army is near starting acceptance testing for a smart grenade launcher that can detonate past cover.

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10.28.14
Unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket explodes on liftoff (video)
10.28.14

Unmanned Orbital Sciences Antares rocket explodes on liftoff (video)

The Orbital Sciences Antares rocket attempted to take off this evening at the Wallops Flight Facil...

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09.29.13
Orbital Sciences becomes second private firm to resupply the ISS
09.29.13

Orbital Sciences becomes second private firm to resupply the ISS

More than four years after winning a contract (along with Space X) to resupply the International S...

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04.21.13
Watch live: Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket to lift off on test flight (update: success!)
04.21.13

Watch live: Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket to lift off on test flight (update: success!)

SpaceX may be the only private outfit currently shepherding cargo to the International Space Stati...

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12.06.12
SpaceX lands a pair of plum US Air Force contracts for its Falcon rockets
12.06.12

SpaceX lands a pair of plum US Air Force contracts for its Falcon rockets

SpaceX vehicles have proved themselves thus far to be highly capable cargo-toters for hungry astro...

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12.28.08
NASA taps Orbital Sciences, SpaceX for ISS resupply missions
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NASA taps Orbital Sciences, SpaceX for ISS resupply missions

The firms not mentioned here are just as important as the ones that are, as the privatization of spa...

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