Flight of the Antares – Orbital closing in on long-awaited debut

January 22, 2013 by Chris Bergin

The Antares launch vehicle will soon make its debut flight, ahead of an important year for Orbital’s Commercial Resupply Services (CRS) contract requirements. The test flight of the new launch vehicle will pave the way for a demo mission to the International Space Station (ISS) in May, involving the first use of the Cygnus spacecraft.

Read more: Flight of the Antares – Orbital closing in on long-awaited debut | NASASpaceFlight.com.

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