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  • NG-15 Cygnus takes aim on the ISS following successful launch

    Derek RichardsonFebruary 20th, 2021

    Northrop Grumman’s NG-15 Cygnus cargo freighter has been sent on its way to the International Space Station after soaring into orbit atop an Antares rocket.

  • Northrop Grumman set to loft NROL-129 atop Minotaur IV

    Sean CostelloJuly 14th, 2020

    Teams from Northrop Grumman, the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and the Mid-Atlantic Spaceport (MARS) are all reporting as being poised and ready to launch the NROL-129 mission tomorrow, July 15, 2020, atop a Minotaur IV rocket. Even the weather appears to be supportive, with the latest forecast indicating only a 10% chance of violating acceptable […]

  • Gallery: Antares lights up Virginia skies with Cygnus flight to space station

    Derek RichardsonNovember 18th, 2018

    In the dark of night, an Antares rocket launched from Virginia to send the Cygnus cargo ship to orbit to resupply the International Space Station.