Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems


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CEO: Wesley G. Bush Founded: 2015 Successes: 54 Failures: 4 Pending: 4

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: 230
Family: Antares



This is the 12th planned flight of the Orbital ATK's uncrewed resupply spacecraft Cygnus and its 11th flight to the International Space Station under the Commercial Resupply Services contract with NASA. Northrop Grumman named the vehicle after Apollo 1 astronaut Roger Chaffee.

Launch Window

NET: April 17th 2019 - 20:46 UTC

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Wallops Island, Virginia, USA

Launch Area 0 A, Wallops Island, Virginia