NASA Opens Media Accreditation for Nov Space Station Cargo

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Media accreditation is open for a launch of a eighth Orbital ATK load resupply moody to a International Space Station from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.
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Media accreditation is open for a launch of a eighth Orbital ATK load resupply moody to the International Space Station from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia.

Orbital ATK is targeting no progressing than Nov. 10 for a liftoff of a Cygnus booster on an Antares rocket from a Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport’s Pad-0A.

International media but U.S. citizenship contingency ask by Wednesday, Oct. 4, for certification to cover a prelaunch and launch activities during Wallops. The focus deadline is Nov. 6 for media who are U.S. citizens. Journalists should send their accreditation ask to Keith Koehler at keith.a.koehler@nasa.gov.

This will be a eighth designed load resupply goal by Orbital ATK for NASA underneath a agency’s $1.9 billion Commercial Resupply Services agreement with a company. Cargo resupply from U.S. companies ensures a inhabitant capability to broach vicious scholarship investigate to a space station, significantly augmenting NASA’s ability to control new scholarship investigations to a usually laboratory in microgravity.

Source: NASA

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