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Orbital set for its 1st delivery to ISS - The Galveston County Daily News: Space

December 10, 2016

Orbital set for its 1st delivery to ISS

Posted: Wednesday, January 8, 2014 12:30 am

JOHNSON SPACE CENTER — A commercial cargo ship carrying everything from small satellites to ants will depart for the International Space Station today.

The 12:30 p.m. launch from the Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia marks the first official NASA delivery mission for Orbital Sciences Corporation, following a successful demonstration mission in September.

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