Antares Is Rolled Out
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Orbital Sciences Corporation’s rolls out Antares Rocket to the launch pad at NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility on the morning of Oct. 1, 2012. This rockets first mission will be to the International space station and NASA will be placing huge reliance upon it.
Over the next few months, Orbital Sciences is planning a hot-fire test, as well as the maiden flight of the Antares rocket, with a cargo delivery demonstration mission to the Space Station. Antares is part of NASA’s Commercial Orbital Transportation Services (COTS) program.