Antares 110

In-active Antares

Orbital Sciences Corporation (OSC)

None

Description

Antares known during early development as Taurus II, is an expendable launch system developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation (now part of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems after Northrop Grumman acquired Orbital ATK) and the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau to launch the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's COTS and CRS programs. Able to launch payloads heavier than 5,000 kg (11,000 lb) into low-Earth orbit, Antares is the largest rocket operated by Orbital ATK. Antares launches from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport and made its inaugural flight on April 21, 2013.

Specifications
  • Minimum Stage
    1
  • Max Stage
    2
  • Length
    40.5 m
  • Diameter
    3.9 m
  • Fairing Diameter
  • Launch Mass
    276 T
  • Thrust
    3265 kN
Family
  • Name
    Antares 110
  • Family
    Antares
  • Variant
    110
  • Alias
  • Full Name
    Antares 110
Payload Capacity
  • Launch Cost
  • Low Earth Orbit
    4450 kg
  • Geostationary Transfer Orbit
  • Direct Geostationary
  • Sun-Synchronous Capacity

Orbital Sciences Corporation

Commercial
None
OSC

None

Antares 110 | Cygnus Orb-1 (S.S. G. David Low)

Orbital Sciences Corporation | USA
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
Sept. 18, 2013, 2:58 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
Mission: Resupply

This is the demonstration mission under NASA's Commercial Resupply Service agreement with Orbital Sciences. The unmanned Cygnus cargo vessel delivered approximately 700kg of supplies and science experiments to the International Space Station.

Low Earth Orbit
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Antares 110 | Cygnus Mass Simulator

Orbital Sciences Corporation | USA
Wallops Island, Virginia, USA
April 21, 2013, 9 p.m.
Status: Launch Successful
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