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Orbital ATK Moves Forward on Antares Recovery, Orders Second Atlas V Launch

August 12, 2015

Two RD-181 integrated with the Antares first stage air frame at the Wallops Island, Virginia Horizontal Integration Facility (HIF). A “hot fire” test on Pad 0A is scheduled for late 2015 or early 2016.

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Orbital-ATK will use more powerful Russian RD-181 engines on its Antares launch vehicle as it returns to flight to resupply the ISS.

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