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Orbital ATK OA-6 Mission Launches for ISS

23 Mar 2016, 15:14 UTC
Orbital ATK OA-6 Mission Launches for ISS
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The skies over Florida were filled with the roar of rocket engines on March 22nd as the Orbital ATK OA-6 mission was lifted to orbit atop a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle. Carrying over 7,000 pounds of supplies, consumables and experiments to the International Space Station (ISS), OA-6 was the second joint mission between ULA and Orbital ATK to resupply the ISS.




Atlas V / OA-6 Launch (Michael Seeley)














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