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SEP 18, 2013 - Fast Company

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The Commercial Space Race Is On: Orbital Science Corp. Launches Rocket To Space Station

At 10:58 EDT today, an Orbital Science Antares rocket took off successfully from NASA's Wallops launch site in Virginia. Even as you read this, it's flying a Cygnus into orbit in preparation for docking with the International Space Station in what is, so far, a seemingly flawless mission. Orbital Sciences is part of the brand new space race between long–established names in space technology and younger, bolder new companies like SpaceX and Blue Origin. Orbital, along with SpaceX, was selected by NASA to develop and then use private rocket tech to deliver vital supplies to the ISS in ... Read More

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