Antares 230+ | Cygnus CRS-2 NG-18 (S.S. Sally Ride)

Launch Successful

Antares known during early development as Taurus II, is an expendable launch system developed by Orbital Sciences Corporation (now part of Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems after Northrop Grumman acquired Orbital ATK) and the Yuzhnoye Design Bureau to launch the Cygnus spacecraft to the International Space Station as part of NASA's COTS and CRS programs. Able to launch payloads heavier than 5,000 kg (11,000 lb) into low-Earth orbit, Antares is the largest rocket operated by Orbital ATK. Antares launches from the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport and made its inaugural flight on April 21, 2013.

November 7, 2022 10:27

Northrop Grumman Space Systems

Northrup Grumman Space Systems designs, builds and delivers space, defence and aviation-related systems to customers around the world. They aquired Orbital ATK in 2018 along with its launchers and ongoing missions.

Cygnus CRS NG-18 (S.S. Sally Ride)


Launch Crew Count : 0

Status : Launch Successful


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Antares 230+


Height : 42 Meters

Max Stages : 3

Diameter : 3 Meters


Launch Success : 6

Consecutive Success : 6

Launch Failures : 0


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