Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems


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CEO: Wesley G. Bush Founded: 2015 Successes: 53 Failures: 4 Pending: 2

Northrup Grumman Innovation Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions. Antares launches from Wallops in Virginia. Minotaur has many launch sites, with the most active now being Cape Canaveral and Vandenberg. Pegasus is an air launched vehicle from an aircraft and so has many launch locations.


Launch Vehicle


Configuration: 120
Family: Antares

Vehicle Specifications

Antares 120
GTO: None
LEO: 4600
Length: 40.5 m
Diameter: 3.9 m
Launch Mass: 276k kg
Thurst: 3265 kN

Earth Science

Cygnus CRS Orb-1 is the second planned flight of the Orbital Sciences Cygnus unmanned resupply spacecraft and its second flight to the International Space Station

Launch Window

NET: January 9th 2014 - 18:07 UTC

Open: January 9th 2014 - 18:07 UTC

Close: January 9th 2014 - 18:07 UTC

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Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Launch Area 0 A, Wallops Island, Virginia




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