Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems

Antares

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CEO: Wesley G. Bush Founded: 2015 Successes: 52 Failures: 4 Pending: 3

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.

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Launch Vehicle


Antares

Configuration: 130
Family: Antares

Vehicle Specifications


Antares 130
GTO: None
LEO: 5100
Length: 41.9 m
Diameter: 3.9 m
Launch Mass: 286k kg
Thurst: 3265 kN
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Resupply


This was supposed to be the fourth Cygnus cargo delivery flight to the International Space Station, but resulted in the Antares rocket exploding seconds after liftoff.

Launch Window


NET: October 28th 2014 - 22:22 UTC

Open: October 28th 2014 - 22:22 UTC

Close: October 28th 2014 - 22:22 UTC

Watch the Launch



Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Launch Area 0 A, Wallops Island, Virginia


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Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tx0ztC9JJn4

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