Orbital Becomes Second Private Firm To Send Cargo Craft To ISS

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An anonymous reader writes “Orbital Sciences Corp.’s unmanned Cygnus spacecraft delivered 3, 000 pounds of equipment, fresh fruit, and Christmas presents from the families of all six ISS spacemen today. ‘From the men and women involved in the design, integration and test, to those who launched the Antares (rocket) and operated the Cygnus, our whole team has performed at a very high level for our NASA customer, and I am very proud of their extraordinary efforts, ‘ said David W. Thompson, president and chief executive officer of Orbital, in a written statement from the company.” Read more of this story at Slashdot.

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Orbital Becomes Second Private Firm To Send Cargo Craft To ISS

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