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Title: Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - May 2018
Post by: FutureSpaceTourist on 11/10/2017 07:14 PM
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Not far from the pad, the Antares rocket for the next Cygnus mission, OA-9, is getting prepared for a launch likely in spring 2018.

https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/929073936847040512

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DeMauro: Cygnus and Antares for OA-9 mission coming together, could be ready for launch as soon as 1Q/18 depending on NASA’s needs.

https://twitter.com/jeff_foust/status/929026459498434560
Title: Re: Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - Spring 2018
Post by: mdeep on 11/12/2017 02:01 PM
A few more shots from inside the HIF:

(https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/n-d92v7/OA-8/i-SZb9dSZ/0/5e7b7eb0/L/2017_11_10_13_47_13_1D3_8707-L.jpg)

(https://photos.smugmug.com/Other/n-d92v7/OA-8/i-DknRzCC/0/3578b2a0/L/2017_11_10_13_55_04_1D3_8718-L.jpg)
Title: Re: Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - May 2018
Post by: gongora on 12/15/2017 01:23 AM
This flight is currently targeting May 2018 according to schedule on NASA OSMA (https://sma.nasa.gov/sma-disciplines/smsr) web site.
Title: Re: Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - May 2018
Post by: Steven Pietrobon on 12/15/2017 03:26 AM
This flight is currently targeting May 2018 according to schedule on NASA OSMA (https://sma.nasa.gov/sma-disciplines/smsr) web site.

1 May 2018 to be exact.