Company to Showcase Launch, Space and Satellite System Products
DULLES, Va.Mar. 30, 2017--
Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, will display its wide range of launch, propulsion,
satellite, space and logistics technologies during the 33rd
Space Symposium. The symposium is being held April 3-6, 2017, at The
Broadmoor, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Orbital ATK s display is located
at Booth 715.
The Orbital ATK booth will showcase the company s Antares, Minotaur and
Pegasus vehicles, as well as a new family of intermediate- and
large-class space launch vehicles capable of launching national security
payloads and large science and commercial satellites. The booth will
also include information on the five-segment solid rocket boosters used
on NASA s Space Launch System and the company s commercially available
solid rocket motors. Each year, Orbital ATK carries out dozens of
space-related missions and has provided more than 16,000 U.S.-built
solid rocket motors and integrated stages for government and commercial
Specific satellite systems on display include Orbital ATK s GEOStar-2
and GEOStar-3 geostationary Earth-orbit (GEO) communications satellite
platforms as well as the company s medium-, small- and
microsatellite-class systems primarily used in low-Earth orbit (LEO).
Also featured will be small national security satellite systems such as
GEOStar-1, and RapidStar-2.
This year, Orbital ATK will highlight progress that has been made with
the company s innovative satellite servicing technology, the Mission
Extension Vehicle (MEV). The company has signed a contract to deliver
in-orbit satellite life-extension service to an Intelsat satellite and
will launch MEV-1 as a co-hosted passenger with Eutelsat 5WB in 2018.
Additionally, Orbital ATK has relocated its state-of-the-art rendezvous,
proximity operations and docking lab to its Dulles, Virginia, campus
where MEV-1 will be built.
The Orbital ATK booth will also include a special profile on the
company s ESPAStar-1 spacecraft, which offers delivery of small
satellites to LEO or GEO orbit. In addition, the booth will feature the
company s enhanced Cygnus spacecraft, which will soon be launched on
its next mission. It will carry crew supplies, equipment and scientific
experiments to the International Space Station.
Also on display are products that showcase Orbital ATK as a leading
supplier of spacecraft components on domestic and international
platforms. Those products include bus structures, antenna reflectors,
solar array systems, space thermal hardware, deployables and propulsion
Visitors to the Orbital ATK exhibit will have the opportunity to learn
more about all of the company s advanced, flight-proven product lines
through videos, fact sheets and product models. Additionally, Orbital
ATK subject matter experts will be available to answer questions and
provide additional information.
About Orbital ATK
Orbital ATK is a global leader in aerospace and defense technologies.
The company designs, builds and delivers space, defense and aviation
systems for customers around the world, both as a prime contractor and
merchant supplier. Its main products include launch vehicles and related
propulsion systems; missile products, subsystems and defense
electronics; precision weapons, armament systems and ammunition;
satellites and associated space components and services; and advanced
aerospace structures. Headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, Orbital ATK
employs approximately 12,500 people in 18 states across the U.S. and in
several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
Source: Orbital ATK
Trina Patterson, 801-699-0943
Vehicles Public Relations
Barron Beneski, 703-406-5528
and Investor Relations