Orbital Sciences

It’s not enough simply to achieve flight, there has to be something to go there for. Orbital Sciences Corporation, commonly known as Orbital, specializes in the development of satellites. Based in Virginia, Orbital’s fleet consists of a staggering 569 launch vehicles, with another 82 on the way. Orbital also boasts 174 satellites already constructed and another 24 under development.

Having already completed over 500 missions, Orbital is now an active presence in 8 different launch facilities around the United States and employs nearly 4,000 personnel with clients in 18 nations.

In addition, Orbital is also a key component in ongoing resupply missions to the International Space Station and is also well-known as a source of expert personnel to a wide range of commercial spaceflight organizations, making them an undisputed leader in the private aerospace sciences sector.



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