Exhibit to Feature Interactive Activities that Showcase Real World
Applications of STEM
DULLES, Va.Apr. 15, 2016--
Orbital ATK, Inc. (NYSE: OA), a global leader in aerospace and defense
technologies, will participate at the 4th USA Science & Engineering
Festival April 15-17, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Orbital ATK will be
located at Booth 6407 in Hall D, E in the Astronomy and Space
Exploration Pavilion. Visitors to the Orbital ATK booth will have an
opportunity to interact with Orbital ATK scientists and engineers at
various displays that demonstrate the company's capabilities in Science,
Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
"Fostering student interest and achievement in the areas of science,
technology, engineering and mathematics is a part of Orbital ATK s core
values, said Antonio Elias, Orbital ATK s Chief Technical Officer.
"This Festival is a great opportunity for students, educators and
members of the community to interact with our scientists and engineers
and learn about what we do at Orbital ATK and the many real-world
applications of STEM."
Orbital ATK will exhibit three hands-on displays at the Festival,
"Fly Me to the Moon" participants can launch rockets under constant
force with variable payloads
"See the World in a Different Light" students will receive an
overview of infrared (IR) sensing technology and its applications to
"Special Delivery to Space" attendees will learn about Orbital ATK s
Cygnus cargo delivery vehicle and the sensors it uses to safely
delivery food, clothing and science experiments to the astronauts on
board the International Space Station
The event is the nation's largest science festival, with more than 3,000
hands-on activities and exhibits. Event organizers expect more than
350,000 people to attend this year.
Orbital ATK's partnerships encompass local, regional and national
initiatives to engage students in becoming scientifically literate and
prepared to enter the workforce as leaders and problem-solvers.
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 12,000 people in 18 states across the U.S. and in
several international locations. For more information, visit www.orbitalatk.com.
Source: Orbital ATK, Inc.
Orbital ATK, Inc.