Orbital has embarked on a major expansion to its headquarters and
satellite and space systems manufacturing facilities in Dulles,
Where: Orbital's Dulles, Virginia Campus - Building #7 45370 Steeplechase Drive Dulles,
Virginia20166 Date: December 15, 2008Time: Official remarks begin at 12:00 noon Speakers/Ribbon Cutting Participants: -- Mr. David W. Thompson- Orbital's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer -- Congressman Frank Wolf(10th Virginia District) -- Virginia StateSenator Mark Herring (33rd Virginia Senate District) -- Loudoun County Supervisor Andrea McGimsey (Potomac District) Agenda: 12:00 noon Official remarks 12:30 p.m.Ribbon cutting ceremony, photo opportunities and interviews with ceremony participants 12:30 p.m.Guest reception 1:30 p.m.End of event Media Parking: Building #7 parking lot. Follow directional signs from Route 28.
Orbital is one of the largest employers in Loudoun County, with
approximately 1,700 space industry professionals employed at the
company's Dulles campus. Orbital is expected to generate over
Orbital develops and manufactures small- and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military and civil government customers. The company's primary products are satellites and launch vehicles, including low-Earth orbit, geosynchronous-Earth orbit and planetary spacecraft for communications, remote sensing, scientific and defense missions; human-rated space systems for Earth-orbit, lunar and other missions; ground- and air-launched rockets that deliver satellites into orbit; and missile defense systems that are used as interceptor and target vehicles. Orbital also provides satellite subsystems and space-related technical services to government agencies and laboratories.
Orbital Sciences CorporationBarron Beneski, 703-406-5528 Public and Investor Relations firstname.lastname@example.org Source: Orbital Sciences Corporation