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Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - May 2018
« 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
« Last Edit: 01/12/2018 11:27 PM by gongora »

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Re: Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - Spring 2018
« Reply #1 on: 11/12/2017 02:01 PM »
A few more shots from inside the HIF:



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Re: Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - May 2018
« Reply #2 on: 12/15/2017 01:23 AM »
This flight is currently targeting May 2018 according to schedule on NASA OSMA web site.

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Re: Cygnus OA-9 - Antares - May 2018
« Reply #3 on: 12/15/2017 03:26 AM »
This flight is currently targeting May 2018 according to schedule on NASA OSMA web site.

1 May 2018 to be exact.
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