DULLES, Va., July 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) today announced that it will release its second quarter 2001 financial results prior to the opening of the market on Wednesday, August 1, 2001. The company will conduct a conference call the same morning at 9:00 a.m. (EDT), which will be hosted by Orbital's senior executives, including:

  • Mr. David W. Thompson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

  • Mr. James R. Thompson, President and Chief Operating Officer

  • Mr. Garrett E. Pierce, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

To access the conference call, dial 888-709-9516, and use the passcode "Orbital." A replay of the conference call will be available about an hour after the end of the call and will remain active until 5:00 p.m. on August 8. For access to the conference call replay, dial 800-308-6785 (international callers should dial 402-220-3835) and use the passcode "5956."

For webcast registration and information, please visit Orbital's web site at http://www.orbital.com/Investor or go to http://www.streetfusion.com . It is advisable to register at least 20 minutes prior to the call to download and install any necessary audio software.

Orbital is one of the world's leading manufacturers of low-cost space systems, including satellites, launch vehicles, space sensors and satellite ground systems. Orbital is also involved with satellite-based networks that provide wireless data communications and high-resolution Earth imagery to customers around the world.

More information about Orbital can be found at http://www.orbital.com

CONTACT: Media: Barron Beneski, +1-703-406-5528,
beneski.barron@orbital.com, or Investors: Tim Perrott +1-703-406-5997,
perrott.timothy@orbital.com, both of Orbital Sciences Corporation.
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SOURCE Orbital Sciences Corporation

CONTACT: Media: Barron Beneski, +1-703-406-5528, beneski.barron@orbital.com, or Investors: Tim Perrott +1-703-406-5997, perrott.timothy@orbital.com, both of Orbital Sciences Corporation/