September 23, 2017 6:03 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of Orbital Sciences Corp.

Company Overview

Orbital Sciences Corporation develops and manufactures small- and medium-class rockets and space systems for commercial, military, and civil government customers in the United States, Europe, Eurasia, Mexico, South America, and East Asia. It operates through three segments: Launch Vehicles, Satellites and Space Systems, and Advanced Space Programs. The Launch Vehicles segment develops and produces space launch vehicles that place satellites into low-earth orbit; interceptor launch vehicles for missile defense systems, such as interceptor boosters; and target launch vehicles, such as suborbital rockets and their principal subsystems, as well as payloads carried by vehicles used in the develop...

45101 Warp Drive

Dulles, VA 20166

United States

Founded in 1982

Phone:

703-406-5000

Key Executives for Orbital Sciences Corp.

Co-Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 63
Co-Founder and Director
Age: 65
Vice Chairman and Chief Financial Officer
Age: 72
Chief Technical Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 68
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Age: 62
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Orbital Sciences Corp. Key Developments

Orbital Sciences Corp. Wins $78.18 Million Federal Contract

Orbital Sciences Corp., Dulles, Virginia, announced that it was awarded a $78,176,000 federal contract by the U.S. Air Force's Space and Missile Systems Center for Space Test Program Satellite-6 spacecraft integration and testing services. The place of performance will be in Cape Canaveral, Florida, and Dulles, Virginia.

NASA Awards Contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation for Delivery of Landsat9

NASA has awarded a contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation for delivery of Landsat9, a multi-satellite, multi-decadal sustainable land imaging spacecraft. The contract is a five-year, firm fixed-price delivery order in the amount of USD 129.9 million. Orbital will design and fabricate the spacecraft, integrate the mission's two government-furnished instruments, and conduct satellite-level testing, in-orbit satellite checkout, and mission operations support. The work will be performed at the contractor's facilities and at the launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The spacecraft will extend the Landsat program's record of land images to half a century. Landsat has provided accurate, 98-foot (30-meter) resolution, multi-spectral, global measurements of Earth's land cover since 1972, building an archive of more than six million satellite images. With data from Landsat satellites, ecologists have tracked deforestation in South America, water managers have monitored irrigation of farmland in the American West, and researchers have watched the growth of cities worldwide.

Orbital Sciences Corporation Wins $129.9 Million NASA Contract for Sustainable Land Imaging Spacecraft

NASA has awarded a delivery order under the Rapid Spacecraft Acquisition III (Rapid III) contract to Orbital Sciences Corporation of Dulles, Virginia, known publicly as Orbital ATK, for the Landsat 9 spacecraft. This contract is a 5-year, firm fixed-price delivery order for the purchase of the Landsat 9 spacecraft in the amount of $129.9 million. Orbital will design and fabricate the spacecraft, integrate the mission's two government-furnished instruments, and conduct satellite-level testing, in-orbit satellite checkout, and mission operations support. The work will be performed at the contractor's facilities and at the launch site at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The spacecraft will extend the Landsat program's record of land images to half a century. Landsat has provided accurate, 98-foot (30-meter) resolution, multi-spectral, global measurements of Earth's land cover since 1972, building a freely available archive of more than six million satellite images. With data from Landsat satellites, ecologists have tracked deforestation in South America, water managers have monitored irrigation of farmland in the American West, and researchers have watched the growth of cities worldwide.

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